This is the hardest thing I've done in ministry… It's reinventing school to be virtual without any preplanning, training or even the right tools.... and trying to run the business of paying people and keeping revenue.
-- TLSP Member School Principal
The preceding quote was shared with us from one of the 19 Lutheran school administrators in northeast Indiana, as pictured here during a recent virtual principal gathering. But it could be the thoughts of any one of these leaders. During this COVID19 crisis, they are looking for effective ways to provide school ministry, to be responsive to the unavoidable changes and mandates currently in Indiana, to support their teachers with the best tools available, and to keep the doors open until things get back to normal.
For over 10 years, your support has allowed The Lutheran Schools Partnership (“TLSP”) to be a leader, a champion, and a collaborator for 19 Lutheran schools in northeast Indiana, their associated churches, and their 300 educators by promoting academic excellence, enrollment growth, and financial sustainability... In good times and in times like now.
TLSP school responses to COVID19 health precautions have been strongly supported by our TLSP staff. Be it within our non-public school network, through the councils formed by TLSP to share and equip, or providing constant spiritual and emotional support, we have been driven to walk alongside your schools.
As Martin Luther wrote, "When schools flourish, things go well and the church is secure... God has preserved the church through schools." (Luther’s Works Vol 54) The picture above is just one of the many ways that your gift will continue the support of quality, Christian education, and educators, that have been the hallmark of Northeast Indiana since 1837 from Kendallville to Decatur, from Ossian to New Haven, and from in a building or at home. Your support will continue to lead, champion, and collaborate for a strong Lutheran education today and tomorrow.
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