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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21 Mar

Jesus said to her, “Let the children be fed first, for it is not fair to take the children’s food and throw it to the dogs.”  -- Mark 7:27 She seems...

14 Mar

Brothers and sisters, do not be weary in doing what is right. -- 2 Thessalonians 3:13 Some days I just want to let someone else deal with the problem. Feed...

07 Mar

The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases, his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness! -- Lamentations...
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