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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04 Oct

So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith,  for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. There is...

27 Sep

O God, you are my God.  Earnestly I seek you.  My soul thirsts for you. My body longs for you in a dry and weary land where there is no water.  (Psalm...

20 Sep

The words of the wise: Incline your ear and hear my words, and apply your mind to my teaching; for it will be pleasant if you keep them within you, if all of...
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