Indiana Lay Leadership

Indiana District Gives Thanks Following Convention

The churches of the Indiana District give thanks for a successful District Convention this past week and look forward to the new triennium.  Around 400 people were in attendance at the Grand Wayne Center in Fort Wayne for the Indiana District's 23rd District...

Education Calls and Vacancies 6-13-2022

Newly listed items are now in italicized font.  Accepted Leah Meyers (Northern Illinois District) - Immanuel, Valparaiso Jill Winterstein (St. John, Indianapolis) - Michigan District Michelle Schultz (Northern Illinois District) - Suburban Bethlehem, Fort Wayne,...

Ordained Calls and Vacancies – Updated June 8, 2022

CONGREGATIONS / RSOs CALLING OR GETTING READY TO CALL (SENIOR or SOLE): Note: Changes from last week's list are now marked in colored font. BREMEN, St. Paul's (Senior) BROWNSTOWN, St. Peter's CRAWFORDSVILLE, Holy Cross CROWN POINT, Trinity (Senior) - called Rev. Hal...

5 Concordia Fort Wayne Students Honored with New CPH Awards

As classes drew to a close at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne (CTSFW), students and faculty attended the campus’s Annual Awards Convocation. During the convocation, students were honored with awards in a variety of categories. This is the first year...

Not, To, For, With: Which best shapes the Future?

An Article by Dr. Kevin Brockberg published in LEA Connects -- It was Christmas, and the U.S. Marines placed Toys for Tots collection boxes in the church narthex. This chapel offering was going to be special. Students at Vineyard Lutheran School were all over this...

HELP NEEDED: Convention Time Keepers

Are you interested in helping the District Convention run smoothly? Do you want a great way to serve your church? Consider signing up for a slot as the Time Keeper at this Summer's District Convention at the Grand Wayne Center in Fort Wayne, IN on June 23rd - 24th,...

Limited seats left! – District Bus for National Youth Gathering

Are you bringing your youth group to the National Youth Gathering? Would you like to ride the District Bus? We've hit our minimum and reserved the bus! Now with less than 10 seats left, each extra person who registers the cost goes down. The Bus will start in Fort...

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...

Indiana District – 2022 Spring Placements

Both the St. Louis and Fort Wayne Seminaries held their placement services the week of April 24.  The Indiana District is blessed to be expecting a number of new pastors, vicars, and a deaconess intern.  We pray that God would work mightily through these men and women...

Dates Set for 68th Regular Convention of the LCMS

Plans are being finalized for the 68th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, which is set for July 29 - August 3, 2023, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. We’re pleased to announce that the convention theme will be “We Preach Christ Crucified,” based on 1...