Indiana District Youth Gathering

November 9-11, 2018, Our Shepherd Lutheran, Avon

The Indiana District Youth Gathering is an annual high school youth gathering, sponsored by the Indiana District of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. It's purpose is to provide an opportunity for youth to gathering in fellowship, worship Jesus, grow in their faith, and use their God-given gifts for service.


Churches should contact hotels to make their own lodging arrangements!

For your convenience, we have contracted with one hotel for "group rates". The information is listed below.



HOliday Inn EXpress and Suites

5855 Rockville Road

Indianapolis, IN, 46224

(317) 554-0900


     This hotel is located 15 minutes (6 miles) from Our Shepherd. It includes free breakfast, WiFi, outdoor parking, refrigerators, and microwaves with their rooms. The rooms blocked off at this hotel include 2 Queens. Rooms are $119.99 a night plus 17% tax. Churches from Indiana may bring their tax exempt letter to avoid 7% sales tax, but you will still have to pay the hospitality tax. When you call, ask for the Indiana District Lutheran Church rate and tell them how long you’re planning to stay. Book by October 9, 2018 to receive this rate.


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     There are many other hotels within 15-20 minutes of Our Shepherd. Please be aware that there are other large events going on in the Indianapolis area on the same weekend as IDYG. We recommend that leaders book hotels early if your youth group is large and you don’t want to stay at one of the contracted hotels.

Areas we recommend searching online are:

  • Hotels listed as being by the airport will be about 15 minutes from Our Shepherd
  • Hotels on West Rockville Road in Avon will be less than 15 minutes away
  • Plainfield is to the southwest and would be about 20 minutes away
  • Brownsburg is to the northwest and would be about 25 minutes away