KENTUCKY - INDIANA

THE HARVEST IS PLENTIFUL, BUT THE WORKERS ARE FEW. ASK THE LORD OF THE HARVEST, THEREFORE, TO SEND OUT WORKERS INTO HIS HARVEST FIELD

​WELCOME TO THE NALC HEARTLAND MISSION DISTRICT

The Heartland Mission District is comprised of 15 churches and 1 Lutheran Ministry spread across the Kentucky – Indiana region. We also support 2 foreign ministries. 

Our church sizes, locations and programs are diverse, but all are based on the Four Core Values of the North American Lutheran Church. 

We are: Christ Centered, Mission Driven, Traditionally Grounded and Congregationally Focused.

WHAT’S HAPPENING

2022 HEARTLAND MISSION DISTRICT CONVOCATION ON OCTOBER 8

Join us on October 8, 2022 from 9:30a to 3:30p at Peace Lutheran Church, 701 W. 3rd Street, Connersville, IN for our annual Mission District Convocation featuring presenters and speakers from our North American Lutheran Church staff, the North American Lutheran Seminary, and Heartland Mission District churches and ministries. Our theme is “revive and renew us!” from Psalm 85:6.

Presenters and speakers include:

  • Rev. Dr. Jess Abbott, NALC Midwestern Area Assistant to the Bishop
  • Mary Bates, NALC Disaster Response Coordinator
  • Chaplain Rev. Leslie Haines (Maj) Retired Executive Director, Lutheran Military Veterans & Family Ministries, Fort Wayne
  • Rev. Dr. Brad Hales, NALC Director of Renewal Ministries (Keynote Speaker)
  • Rev. Jeff Morelock, Director of Vocational Discernment for the North American Lutheran Seminary (NALS)
  • Rev. Dr. Douglas Schoelles, Pastor St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church of Lake Township

We will be dedicating and blessing the Disaster Response Supply Shed.

A brochure with registration information is available by clicking here.

NATIONAL DISASTER RESPONSE SHED

The Heartland Mission District NALC Disaster Response Supply Shed is located on the property of Peace Lutheran Church in Connersville, IN.

The Shed will be dedicated and blessed at the Heartland Mission District Convocation on October 8, 2022. Join us!

Supply shed 1

CHECK OUT PASTOR DAVE SMITH'S BLOG "SPIRITUAL STAMINA"

Readings and reflections based on the Daily Revised Common Lectionary. Reflections speak to the context in which the people of Trinity Lutheran Church in Logansport, IN, conduct their mission. Yet, the Word of God speaks equally into every context and circumstance.

Click here for website.

HEARTLAND MISSION DISTRICT RESOURCES

Our Congregations

The Heartland Mission District is comprised of 15 churches and several Lutheran Ministries spread across the Kentucky – Indiana region.

Our Pastors

Rev. Doug Gast

Dean – Rev. Doug Gast

A list of the Pastors of the Heartland MIssion District and the congregations they serve.

GoodNews! For Christ

See our GoodNews! section for the latest in daily devotions and mission events in the NALC.