Leading Church Together Mission Banquet

Leading Church Together Mission Banquet:  Celebrating Leaders and Ministries of the Past, Present, and Future.  The Thursday evening banquet is an opportunity to lift up people and ministries from across the state of Indiana and the commonwealth of Kentucky as we come together to rejoice and give thanks to God for the common mission we share.


Commissioning, Consecration, and Ordination Anniversaries for Rostered Ministers

Honorees celebrating 50 years of service

  • James E. Gaynor
  • Frederick L. Haynes
  • William F. Howard
  • Paul F. Swartz

Honorees celebrating 25 years of service

  • Ronald A. Beltz, Jr.
  • Paulette E. Stahlke
  • Richard B. Sward

We also recognize those with more than 50 years of service

  • Edward W. Boone – 55 years
  • John E. Hofer, Jr. – 55 years
  • John E. Holten – 55 years
  • Karl J. Korbel – 55 years
  • Theodore M. Ludwig – 55 years
  • Donald E. Meyers – 55 years
  • Stanley H. Peterson – 55 years
  • Allan H. Sager – 55 years
  • Russell E. Snyder – 55 years
  • Loren J. Van Oort – 55 years
  • Joel R. Vogel – 55 years
  • Donald G. Luck – 60 years
  • Cuthbert B. Pauluhn – 65 years

Congregational Anniversaries

50 years

  • Redeemer Lutheran Church, Somerset, KY
  • Risen Savior Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne, IN
  • Trinity Lutheran Church, Linton, IN

125 years       

  • First Lutheran Church, Columbus, IN
  • St. John Lutheran Church, Elwood, IN
  • St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Anderson, IN

150 years       

  • First Trinity Lutheran Church, Indianapolis, IN

175 years       

  • St. Paul Lutheran Church, Connersville, IN

Congregations under Development, Congregations under Redevelopment and Mission Developers; New Rostered Leaders in the Indiana-Kentucky Synod; Partners in Mission:  Ecumenical and Interfaith Guests

Where every member is a missionary, every pastor is a mission director, and every congregation is a mission center.