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Nominations for LEA Educator Awards due Dec 19!

Nominations are being sought for 14 national Lutheran educator awards, with the December 19 deadline coming soon!  Please encourage your educators to nominate deserving candidates from their schools and beyond.  Membership in LEA is not required.  I would also courage...

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Devotional from Eugene Brunow 12-6

Behold I Send My Messenger before Your Face The gospel for this coming Sunday (Third Sunday in Advent) is Luke 7:18-28. In this reading we see two of John’s disciples coming to Jesus concerning questions that John had. John’s was locked up in a dungeon-like prison....

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Grants for New Church Workers Deadline Approaching!

The new church worker grant is available for ordained and commissioned workers who were members of an Indiana District congregation while attending a synodical university and are now called to a congregation, school or RSO of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. The...

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Education Calls and Vacancies 12-2-2021

 Accepted Calls under deliberation Fort Wayne - Suburban Bethlehem Deac. Michelle Schultz Colloquy Vacancies Lutheran Special Education Ministires (LSEM) (FT) St. John's Kendellville Aurora - St. John Lutheran School Administrator (2022-2023 School Year) Avon - Our...

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Prepare the way of the LORD

The voice of one crying in the wilderness: ‘Prepare the way of the Lord.’ (Luke 1:4b) The inspired Gospel writers Matthew, Mark and Luke all quote the above verse from Isaiah as a specific prediction of the work of John the Baptist.  His work is summarized by the...

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Calls and Vacancies – Updated December 1, 2021

CONGREGATIONS/RSOs CALLING OR GETTING READY TO CALL (SR or SOLE): AVON, Our Shepherd (Senior) BREMEN, St. Paul's (Senior) - called Rev. Jonathan Crawford BROWNSTOWN, St. Paul - called Rev. Joel Meyer - ACCEPTED; Installation 12/12/2021 CROWN POINT, Trinity (Senior)...

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Devotional from Eugene Brunow 11-29

Preparing the Way The gospel for this coming Sunday (Second Sunday in Advent) is Luke 3:1-14. This text is the account of the emergence of John the Baptist’s ministry in the wilderness around the Jordan River. That John’s work begins in the desert evokes memories for...

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Should We Celebrate Thanksgiving?

Enter His gates with thanksgiving and His courts with praise; give thanks to Him and bless His name. (Psalm 100:4) Thanksgiving Day is a secular holiday, and thus it is technically not part of what we call the “Church Year.”  Is it then wrong to celebrate Thanksgiving...

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