News and Events

Teacher Appreciation Week

In recognition of Teacher Appreciation Week, here are TLSP staff reflections on their memories of a favorite teacher. Alicia: A teacher for whom I give thanks often is Mrs. Feuerbach, at Zion Lutheran School in Wilton, Iowa.  Mrs. Feuerbach was my kindergarten teacher, but so much more. She was my choir director, my volleyball coach,… Read more »

Kevin Creutz Named LEA’s Distinguished Lutheran Elementary Administrator

Lutheran Education Association’s 2018 Distinguished Lutheran Elementary Administrator award is Kevin Creutz. At the time of the selection, Mr. Creutz was principal of Central Lutheran School in New Haven. However, Mr. Creutz recently accepted a call to serve as Superintendent of Schools for the LCMS Ohio District beginning his new position in February. Last week,… Read more »

TLSP Schools at the National Lutheran Basketball Tournament

St Paul’s Lutheran School Fort Wayne and Concordia Lutheran School represented The Lutheran Schools Partnership (TLSP) schools at this year’s National Lutheran Basketball Tournament in Valparaiso, Indiana. Both teams played into the last day of the tournament. St. Paul’s went 4-1, and played in the championship bracket throughout the tournament.  The Bears defeated Our Redeemer, Delavan, Wisconsin 47-27 in the… Read more »

Coming Soon: Shrek the Musical Jr.

This weekend, a special collaboration of middle school students will take the stage at Concordia Lutheran Elementary School. Shrek The Musical, Jr. is a citywide middle school musical taking place Friday and Saturday, March 16 and 17, 2018 at Concordia Lutheran Elementary School (4245 Lake Ave) at 7:00pm. Admission is $5 for students and $7… Read more »

2018 ILSSA State Basketball Tournament

Last weekend, Lutheran schools from all over the state competed in the Indiana Lutheran Schools Athletic Association’s State Basketball (ILSAA) tournament in Fort Wayne, IN. ILSAA is a non-profit organization that sponsors sports competitions for Indiana Lutheran middle schools. The tournament included 10 middle school boys teams and 10 middle school girls teams. Over the… Read more »

TLSP Schools Support Ongoing Disaster Relief Efforts

When natural disaster strikes, the devastation seems ever before us on our televisions and computers…at least for a while.  Donations are sent almost immediately to help those affected by earthquakes, wildfires, and floods.  However, aid may slow down as quickly as it begins.   As we are reminded by LCMS Disaster Response, the need for support… Read more »

2018 LSAA Basketball Championship Weekend

Concordia Lutheran High School was once again the site for the annual Lutheran Schools Athletic Association (LSAA) Basketball Championship Weekend. It was a fun-filled, exciting basketball weekend for both the Girls and Boys Final Four teams. The Girls Final Four started the weekend off on Saturday morning with the St John-Emmanuel Tigers holding off a… Read more »

529 Program Changes for Our Lutheran Schools

If you haven’t heard, Congress recently made some big changes to various tax laws, called the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. I will highlight most of these changes in an upcoming post, but today I was tasked with focusing on the new opportunities for our area Lutheran schools from the changes to 529 plans. As… Read more »

2017 Indiana Lutheran Schools State Volleyball Tournament

Last weekend, the 2nd Annual Indiana Lutheran Schools Athletic Association (ILSAA) State Volleyball Tournament was held in Indianapolis. ILSAA is a non-profit organization that sponsors annual Christian based sports competitions for Indiana Lutheran middle schools. Ten grade schools were invited to the State Tournament and five of those teams were from the Fort Wayne area…. Read more »

TLSP Building Projects

“Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them.” Mark 10:14 Our Lutheran schools are certainly places where children are pointed to Jesus every single day. An important aspect of school ministry is the physical building where students are served. The facilities of our Lutheran schools must be able to provide both… Read more »