Happenings

Chef’s for Silver Springs November 3, 2017

The tenth anniversary Chefs for Silver Springs benefit dinner will be held on Friday, November 3, 2017 featuring the phenomenal and award winning, Chef Greg Vernick! Chef Vernick and his wife Julie own Vernick Food & Drink in Philadelphia where he serves honest, no-fuss plates. Chef Vernick has earned countless accolades, including from Food & Wine, Bon Appétit, and Philadelphia Magazine. Notably, The Philadelphia Inquirer’sCraig Laban [Read More...]

Lutheran Settlement House “Attend The Man Can Rally & speak out against domestic violence

Mark your calendars for our Men Can Rally to Prevent Domestic Violence. Speakers, performers, food, music, resources, and more! We'll see you on October 11, 11am at Board Game Art Park [Read More...]

Meet LC Board of Directors Member the Rev. Mark Wimmer

The Rev. Mark Wimmer is vice president for church relations with Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries. He has been a member of Lutheran Charities' Board of Directors since last fall. Rev. Wimmer is responsible for the integration of Diakon’s service with its role as an entity of the church. He maintains relationships with a variety of [Read More...]

Manager’s Message: How Can We Help?

By Barbara Stechert HOW CAN WE HELP? Every Sunday I unwrap a present. The present is God’s gift to me in the form of a Lutheran congregation. Earlier in the week I plug the name and the address of the church I am scheduled to visit into my Google Maps app and visually trace the [Read More...]

What’s the Meaning of the Reformation 500 Logo?

This logo takes many elements from Martin Luther’s seal, which is the most recognizable symbol for Lutheranism. It was common in Luther’s day for people to create a seal or coat of arms for their families, and that seal told the world what the family cared about or did for a living. It’s no surprise [Read More...]

LC Seeks Sponsors for Community Day and 24th Bike Steeplechase

Lutheran Charities is currently seeking sponsors for the Inaugural Community Day and 24th Bike Steeplechase, Saturday, Oct. 14 at Green Lane Park. Ten levels of sponsorship are available. Sponsorship Level Logo on T Shirt and Title Banner as well as Special recognition at Event Logo on T Shirt Recognition Sign Event Patron $5,000+ X Five [Read More...]

Lutheran Charities Donor Spotlight: John and Eileen Catino

Donors like John and Eileen Catino, through their financial contributions and volunteer efforts, are the gears that keep Lutheran Charities moving forward and providing support to its social ministry organizations. Barbara Stechert recently had an opportunity to speak with John and Eileen, of Riegelsville, PA. Let’s take a closer look… How many years have you [Read More...]

School’s Residential Gospel Choir Provides Healing Benefits from Traumatic Experiences

Silver Springs – Martin Luther School has formed a residential children’s gospel choir. The children, between the ages of 6 and 14, participate in the Silver Springs Residential Treatment Program to assist them in healing from the emotional aftermath of traumatic experiences and other hardships and to improve their coping skills so they can reach [Read More...]

COMING UP: Community Day & 24th Bike Steeplechase

Lutheran Charities is bringing back a beloved annual fundraising event, the 24th Bike Steeplechase, in conjunction with a new fun-filled Community Day, to be held Oct. 14, from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Green Lane Park’s Morrow Pavilion, in Green Lane. All SEPA Synod, ELCA Congregation members, families and friends are encouraged to attend [Read More...]

Thanks be to Upper Dublin Lutheran Church

Lutheran Charities’ Manager of Donor Relations and Ministry Partnerships, Barbara Stechert recently accepted a generous check from Upper Dublin Lutheran Church’s Social Ministry Committee Chairman, Emily Jeske, representing a portion of the proceeds from their successful 26th Annual Flea Market. Thank you to Upper Dublin Lutheran for their ongoing support of Lutheran Charities’ network of [Read More...]

Click above to view Lutheran Charities’ new video entitled History, Helping & Heart.

Upcoming Events

Sep
16
Sat
8:00 am Diakon Outdoor Adventure Challen... @ Diakon Wilderness Center
Diakon Outdoor Adventure Challen... @ Diakon Wilderness Center
Sep 16 @ 8:00 am – 12:30 pm
Diakon Outdoor Adventure Challenge 5K Trail Run/Walk @ Diakon Wilderness Center | Boiling Springs | Pennsylvania | United States
Prizes awarded to the top three finishers in all age groups (male and female) and overall top three male and female. SPACE IS LIMITED SO DON’T WAIT TO REGISTER! AMENITIES: All pre-registered participants receive a tech[...]
Sep
28
Thu
6:00 pm Dining With Diakon Helping Child... @ ArtsQuest at SteelStacks
Dining With Diakon Helping Child... @ ArtsQuest at SteelStacks
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Dining With Diakon Helping Children Find Forever Homes @ ArtsQuest at SteelStacks | Allentown | Pennsylvania | United States
http://www.diakon.org/dining-with-diakon-adoption/
Oct
14
Sat
7:30 am Community Day & 24th Bike Steepl... @ Green Lane Park @ Morrow Pavilion
Community Day & 24th Bike Steepl... @ Green Lane Park @ Morrow Pavilion
Oct 14 @ 7:30 am – 2:00 pm
Community Day & 24th Bike Steeplechase @ Green Lane Park @ Morrow Pavilion | Green Lane | Pennsylvania | United States
WHO: Lutheran Charities…WE ARE: Daikon . KenCrest . Liberty Lutheran Family of Services. Lutheran Settlement House . Silver Springs – Martin Luther School    WHAT: Community Day & 24th Bike Steeplechase Community Day – $10[...]
Oct
16
Mon
all-day KenCrest Masters @ Blue Bell Country Club
KenCrest Masters @ Blue Bell Country Club
Oct 16 all-day
KenCrest  Masters @ Blue Bell Country Club | Blue Bell | Pennsylvania | United States
    KenCrest Masters Golfing, Painting, or Cupcake MakingMonday – October 16th, 2017Blue Bell Country ClubBlue Bell, PA Join us for lunch – then choose your favorite activity – wrap up your day with cocktails, dinner and live/silent auction fun![...]

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