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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08 Nov

Bless the LORD, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name! Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits -- Psalm...

01 Nov

The Lord will keep you from all evil; he will keep your life. The Lord will keep your going out and your coming in from this time on and forevermore. Psalm...

25 Oct

Like good stewards of the manifold grace of God, serve one another with whatever gift each of you has received. I Peter 4:10 A simple gesture in response to...
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