Gary Indiana

Making an Impact in Gary

Rev. Delwyn Campbell is a man on a mission to Gary. His goal is to not only change the way people see the town, but also to lead people to discover their true purpose in Christ. For Campbell, the mission is personal. He grew up in Gary and sees the potential in turning the city… Read more »

District Convention begins this week

On Thursday and Friday, Lutherans will gather from throughout Indiana and northern Kentucky at the Grand Wayne Center to prayerfully consider our work together. As we do every three years, we will share ministry reports, elect leaders, and vote on important matters. Clergy and lay delegates will represent every congregation in our District. The theme for... Read more »

Gary Mission

Please Support our Mission Outreach Together We Can Make a Difference! The Indiana District seeks, by God’s grace, to reach all people with the Gospel of Jesus Christ — including the urban center of Gary, Indiana. "God has a plan for Gary, and he invites us to be a part of that future," says Rev.... Read more »

Ascension Lutheran School Video

Ascension Lutheran Christian School in Gary, Indiana, is open and excited to be accepting new students! Check out this video for a glimpse into their new school.

Ascension Lutheran Christian School – We Love to Tell the Story

After years of careful planning, Lutheran education has returned to Gary, Indiana. Ascension Lutheran Christian School opened for classes in August at Our Savior Lutheran Church, the former site of Gary Lutheran School. The school is a collaborative effort between the Indiana District, LUMIN (Lutheran Urban Mission Initiative) and The Lutheran School Corporation of Indiana…. Read more »

Rev. Del Campbell returns home “for such a time as this”

Rev. Delwyn Campbell is on a mission. He has recently moved back to his hometown of Gary, Indiana, to help revitalize and rebuild its foundations, particularly in parochial education. Having accepted a call from Saint John Lutheran Church in Gary as the Strategic Mission Developer, Rev. Campbell’s goal is not only to proclaim the Gospel… Read more »

Ascension Lutheran Christian School opens for 2017-18 school year

Lutheran education returns to Gary, Indiana On August 16th, Ascension Lutheran Christian School opened their doors to students for the school’s inaugural day. The new school, located at 1150 W. 49th Ave. in Gary, serves children K–2nd grade with plans to expand grade levels in the future. They held an opening service in the sanctuary,… Read more »

Ascension Lutheran School Opens!

Ascension Lutheran Christian School held it’s opening service on August 16 at Our Savior Lutheran Church’s sanctuary.  For more information on this exciting start in Gary, Indiana please check out the press release. Watch for more information and photos soon.  

Welcome, Rev. Campbell!

Rev. Delwyn Campbell of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Hemet, California, has accepted the call from St. John Lutheran Church in Gary, Indiana, to serve as Strategic Mission Developer for Gary, Indiana. Rev. Campbell comes to us through the Mission Field: USA initiative of the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and is very excited about the call. Over… Read more »

New Lutheran School in Gary

In May 2015, we reported that efforts are underway to open a new Lutheran school in Gary, Indiana. While we have postponed opening kindergarten until next fall, steady progress is being made toward realizing this dream. Over the past several months, Dr. Mielke had the privilege of meeting with Richard Laabs, Frank Trecroci, Jason and Sue… Read more »