How Do We Grow?

Published on January 6th, 2016

Tomas_Angon Rev. Tomas Angon

Pastor Angon serves at Gloria Dei Lutheran Mission in the Valparaiso area.

He can be reached at 219-508-7109 or at

Sunday services are held at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1700 N. Monticello Park Drive, Valparaiso at 11:00 am. This is an opportunity for adults and kids to learn more about God in their language and children learn to sing hymns periodically during the service.

Following are other activities that are held at Immanuel Lutheran Church:

Bible Classes are on Friday evenings at 7:00 pm. Here, Hispanic families gather for Bible studies to learn more about what the Lutheran church confesses, believes, and teaches. These Bible studies have been learning process for those families strengthening their faith in Jesus Christ.

Confirmation classes are held on Saturdays from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Ballet Folkloric dance classes on Saturdays from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Bible Classes are also held at Trinity Lutheran Church, 250 S. Indiana Avenue, Crown Point, on Mondays from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. 

We also sponsor the Compass Education Program held at 352 W. Chicago Street, Valparaiso on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. The following programs are offered:  Tutoring program for kids, ESL for adults, citizenship classes, and preschool programs. Child care and transportation are also provided.  For more information email More information is also available on the Compass Education website found here.


Sam_RuizRev. Samuel Ruiz

Pastor Ruiz serves the Hispanic people in the Indianapolis area.  Rev. Ruiz works with the Lutheran Multicultural Mission and the Indiana District as a Missionary at Large.

Rev. Ruiz holds services for Jes’us de Galilea at Emmaus Lutheran Church, 1224 Laurel Street, Indy on Sundays at 12:30 p.m. with bible class following.  A radio program is also at 11:00 a.m. on PECADOR Radio WSYW.

Bible studies are held during the week on the West and East side of Indy at different homes.  Contact Rev. Ruiz at or 317-632-1486 ext 204 for locations and times.