Our History

Our History

Founded in 1966 by a group of American business professionals and the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, HKIS has served a growing and dynamic community for over 50 years. Watch the videos below and read our book for an in-depth understanding of who we are, and where we've come from.

HKIS Flourishing at 50 - Then, Now + Beyond

Watch our short documentary celebrating HKIS's 50th Anniversary in 2016-17.

40 Years of Service & Learning

HKIS's first 40 years!


Timeline: 1966-2016