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 »
Consistent confirmation participation is on the rise at Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Avon, Indiana—and for good reason. The church now offers supplemental video confirmation instruction online, and kids and parents alike are engaging in the lessons on a daily basis. The new approach has required a committed video team, a brand-new set of student… Read more »
It’s no surprise that the oldest continually operating school in Indiana is a Lutheran school. Lutherans’ commitment to education is deeply rooted in our understanding of schools as an extension of church ministry. In our Lutheran schools, students learn more than their peers in secular schools. They gain knowledge about the world we share — and they learn about… Read more »
St. John Lutheran School During National Lutheran Schools Week, students across the United States learned about life in Cambodia and the work of Lutheran Hour Ministries in reaching people with the love of Jesus. At St. John Lutheran School in Indianapolis, students participated in LHM’s online mission trip to Cambodia. Through an interactive website, students learned… Read more »
Our Christmas gift came wrapped in swaddling clothes and lying in a manger. A lowly little baby—Jesus! We know, of course, that baby Jesus was a wonderfully unique baby. This was a baby with a future—a baby that is our future. This baby—Jesus—would change the course of history! As we celebrate Jesus’ birth this week, we… Read more »
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.
This month, Lutherans around the world are remembering — and celebrating — the courageous actions of a 16th Century monk named Martin. In 1517, on All Hallow’s Eve, at All Saints Church in Wittenberg, Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the door. He invited debate on the Church’s fundraising techniques, as well as the doctrinal underpinnings of… Read more »
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 »