Mission

Preparing and supporting the whole people of God in Christ's call to serve.

As the LDA:

  1. We form, send, and nurture communities of deaconesses and deacons in a Lutheran context to serve in all walks of life.
  2. We value ecumenism in our Christian call to serve.
  3. We energize people to serve among and advocate for all affected by brokenness; and seek to restore wholeness for all creation.

Vision

Following Christ, people of God serve those across the street and around the world.

lda news

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Ed J. Seykowski honored with “Diakonia en Christo” Award

At 4:30 AM on most Sunday mornings--while most of us are still sleeping-- Ed quietly unlocks the doors to the church building and begins preparing for the...

Weekly Worship–In person or Livestream

Wednesday morning worship at the LDA will resume after the holidays beginning on January 9, 2019!  All are welcome.  Join us for worship, stay for breakfast...

Aug 22, 2018

The LDA - 1304 Laporte Ave, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383

Our Blog

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18 Apr

"He poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples’ feet and to wipe them with the towel that was tied around him…” John 13:5 A whole lot...

11 Apr

They took palm branches and went out to meet him, shouting, “Hosanna!” “Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!” “Blessed is the king of...

04 Apr

For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are...
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