Indiana Lay Leadership

Education Calls and Vacancies 1-24-2021

 Accepted Calls under deliberation Fort Wayne - Suburban Bethlehem Deac. Michelle Schultz Fort Wayne - Emmanuel St. Michael Lutheran School Dr. Benjamin Stellwagen - Principal Colloquy Vacancies Lutheran Special Education Ministries (LSEM) (FT) St. John's Kendallville...

LWML District Scholarships Available

The Indiana District LWML has a number of $500 scholarships available to students who are pursuing a church worker degree. If you (or someone you know) is studying to a teacher, pastor, deaconess or DCE in the Fall of 2022, you are eligible to apply for this...

Purdue Lutheran Men’s Scholarship

Beta Sigma Psi is a Lutheran fraternity that strives to aid young Christian gentlemen with their spiritual, scholastic, and social aspirations. Beta Sigma Psi annually offers the Christian Leadership Award to a Purdue bound, Lutheran gentleman. The winner of the...

Higher Things: Another opportunity for your youth this summer

Looking for another great option for serving the youth in your congregation this summer? Check out Higher Things! Higher Things is an RSO of our Synod that puts on Youth Gatherings each year. This year one of their 3 gatherings will be at Valparaiso University from...

District Marriage Initiative Brainstorm

Marriage Brainstorm In a November 2021 survey of Indiana District Pastors, “marriage” surfaced as the leading facet of Family Ministry initiatives for their churches.  Unpacking this, Pastors (again significantly) requested training opportunities for themselves, and...

2022 Kaleidoscope Grants Open

Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF) is always looking for opportunities to support the Church in fulfilling its mission of sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ, which is why in 2016, we established the Kaleidoscope Fund. In the last six years, over $3 million in...

Indianapolis March for Life 2022

Jesus loves children of all ages. He welcomes them to Himself, blesses them, and gives them, by His Word and Spirit, entrance into His Kingdom. As His beloved Bride, Christ’s Church also loves children; little ones for whom He shed His precious Blood. She stands with...

Blessings and Thank You, Times Two!

On December 31, two of the friendly faces from the Indiana District office staff retired. We give thanks for the accumulated 73 years of service of Jan Koenig and Nancy Losher. These two ladies faithfully served the people and congregations of the district and saw...

Welcome to Our New Administrative Assistant, Kirsten

Kirsten Bohnke is the new administrative assistant at the Indiana District office in Fort Wayne. As a member of Emmaus Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne, Kirsten enjoys being a part of the Handbell and Adult choirs. In her free time, she enjoys reading and catching up on...