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The mission of Sunday School & Discipleship Ministries International (SDMI) is to carry out the Great Commission to children, youth, and adults in preparation for a lifetime of being an making Christlike disciples in the nation.



  • To be a people of prayer, engaged in the Word, making Christlike disciples.

  • To intentionally develop relationships with unreached people so that they become Christlike disciples making Christlike disciples.

  • To teach the Word of God to children, youth, and adults so that they are saved, sanctified wholly, and maturing in Christian experience that results in a life of compassion, evangelism, Christian education, and disciple making.

  • To encourage everyone to faithfully engage in a discipleship ministry such as Sunday school/Bible studies, small groups, and other disciple-making ministries.



  • To reach the largest number of unchurched people for Christ and the church,

  • bringing them into fellowship,

  • teaching the Word of God effectively, and encompassing their salvation;

  • teaching the doctrines of the Christian faith and

  • developing Christlike character, attitudes, and habits;

  • helping to establish Christian homes;

  • preparing believers for membership in the church and

  • equipping them for appropriate Christian ministries.





2018-2019 Children's Quiz Schedule



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Dr. James Hicks SDMI Chairman

District SDMI Board 2018-19


*Chairman:  Dr. James Hicks, 4010 S. Falcon Dr., Bloomington, IN 47403

                         (E-mail:; 812-327-5665)

 *District NMI President -- Christy Boes, 13255 E. 100 N., Columbus, IN 47203

                        (E-mail:; 812-371-0722)

 *District NYI President:  Mark Thompson, 1109 24th St., Bedford, IN 47421

                         (E-mail:; 812-278-4474)

 *Secretary & Elected Member:  Andrew Johnson, 691 S. Concord Dr., Princeton, IN 47670    

                         (E-mail:; 812-508-1526)

*Treasurer & Elected Member:  Dede Jones, 1141 N. U.S. Hwy. 231, Spencer, IN 47460

                         (E-mail:; 812-829-6203)

Children’s Director:  Dale Stoops, 1901 S. 4th St., Terre Haute, IN 47802

                        (E-mail:; 812-201-7146)

Adult Director:  Doug Lane, 6287 W. Ratliff Rd., Bloomington, IN 47404

                        (E-mail:; 615-969-6395)

 Elected Member:  Alissa DeKemper, 11301 Hwy. 69 S., Mt. Vernon, In  47620

                        (E-mail:; 812-781-0944)

 Elected Member:  Garrett Lee, PO Box 155, Saint Bernice, IN 47875

                        (E-mail:; 765-832-3113)

 Elected Member:  Eric Parker, 420 W. 4th St., Seymour, IN 47274

                        (E-mail:; 812-525-2372)

 Elected Member:  Jonathan Scott, 4455 Hilldale Dr., Newburgh, IN 47630

                        (E-mail:; 812-632-0466)

Elected Member:  Olivia Elliott, 708 S. Cory Ln., Lot #58, Bloomington, IN. 47403

(E-mail:; 812-391-9219)

 * Executive Board

District SDMI Children’s Council 2018-2019 

 Children’s Director:  Dale Stoops, 1901 S. 4th St., Terre Haute, IN 47802

                        (E-mail:; 812-201-7146)

 Children’s Camp Director:  Thomas McCool, 642 Beachfront Dr., Evansville, IN 47715

                        (E-mail:; 812-216-0822)

 Children’s Quizzing Director:  McKenzie Woolsey, 812 N. Main Dr., Oakland City, IN 47660

                        (E-mail:; 812-664-7312)


District SDMI Adult Council 2018-19


Adult Director:  Doug Lane, 6287 W. Ratliff Rd., Bloomington, IN 47404

                        (E-mail:; 615-969-6395)

 Men’s Ministries Director:  Mark Roberts, 3187 S. Willowbrook Dr., Crawfordsville, IN 47933

                        (E-mail:; 812-569-1867)

 Prime Time Director:  Ross Kirkman, 76 Ridgeland Rd., Greencastle, IN 46135

                        (E-mail:; 765-653-7352)

 Women’s Ministries Director:  Rachel Roll, 4980 E. 800 N., Columbus, IN 47203

                        (E-mail:; 812-343-4658)

Marriage Passageways Director:  Bruce Yates, 740 W. Indiana Ave., Spencer, IN 47460

(E-mail:; 812-821-4845)

SDMI Training Day Schedule Change

     With several SDMI Training opportunities this year, such as our Leadership Conference in Cincinnati, our EQUIP Training classes and M19, the District SDMI Training Day that was scheduled for August 10, 2019 has been cancelled and will be rescheduled as the need warrants.