Please welcome our new interim Pastor, Ellen Mills!

"I raised my children in Bloomington, and had a career as a controller for a not-for-profit before I wrestled with God calling me to ministry.  I entered seminary in 2004, first at Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis, then Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, where I got my degree.  I had hoped to be assigned to the Indiana-Kentucky synod, but the 'pastor draft' sent me instead to the north/west lower Michigan synod. The interviews I was assigned were not a fit, so I was sent to the region, and I round a home in the Northeastern Ohio synod where I served a parish of two churches for 7 years.  Between seminary and my call to Ohio, I had been an interim for Corydon Parish in Harrison County, Indiana, serving them for 9 months until they called their pastor.

After those years away, I chose to be closer to my son who lives in Bloomington, and moved there in January.  I have been doing supply and then sabbatical coverage for the pastor in Bloomington.  I am glad to be back in Indiana, and look forward to working with you.  I am a gardener and birder, and enjoy connecting the Gospel message to our daily lives."

St Stephens Lutheran Church


St. Stephen's Lutheran Church is a small traditional Church with traditional values. Everyone who comes through the front door are welcomed and invited to join us for Sunday worship


We are members of the Indiana-Kentucky Synod ELCA





Baptized - 212

Confirmed - 149

Average attendance - 65


Other Information


Wheelchair accessible:  YES

Worship language: ENGLISH


Church History

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