Happenings

School’s residential gospel choir provides healing benefits from traumatic incidents

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 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, and [Read More...]

Lutheran Charities Disburses $121,000 to its Five Social Ministry Organizations

Lutheran Charities, Ambler PA recently disbursed $121,000 to its network of five social ministry organizations in Southeastern PA representing funds raised within the past year.  Included were:  Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries, Allentown, KenCrest, Blue Bell, the *Liberty Lutheran Family of Services, Ambler, Lutheran Settlement House, Philadelphia and Silver Springs - Martin Luther School, Plymouth Meeting.  [Read More...]

Manager’s Message

“I have held many things in my hands, and I have lost them all; but what I have placed in God’s hands, that I still possess.” – Martin Luther We are entering Lent and these words have great significance for us. Lent is defined by 40 days of focus on spiritual discipline, self-denial, moderation, fasting [Read More...]

Lutheran Charities Donor Spotlight: Russ and Nancy Neubauer

Individual donors, like Russ and Nancy Neubauer, from West Chester are the lifeblood of Lutheran Charities, providing much-needed financial support and volunteer efforts. They embody Martin Luther’s belief that, “Christian life consists of faith and charity.”  Barbara Stechert recently had an opportunity to interview Russ and Nancy, let’s take a closer look… Q. How many [Read More...]

Lutheran Charities Reports Big Gains in 2016 Fundraising

In 2016 Lutheran Charities asked our faithful donors, supporters and friends to recommit to Lutheran Charities and you certainly did in a BIG way. Giving grew steadily, from July through the end of the year, by an estimated 34 percent. Our yearend efforts in the aftermath of Lutheran Charities Appeal Month [LCAM], October through December [Read More...]

Steeplechase Bike Ride to Return this October

Tentative date: Saturday, October 14, 2017 After a brief hiatus, the Bike Ride & Community Gathering is coming back! An enthusiastic planning group composed of bike riders, social ministry staff and Lutheran Charities supporters is planning a special day for everyone. Whether you are a serious rider who is fired up imagining a long and [Read More...]

LSH to host 12th Annual Women of Courage Awards, May 10

Lutheran Settlement House will host its 12th Annual Women of Courage Awards Ceremony, the annual fundraiser celebrating the courageous spirit of remarkable women, who have overcome obstacles and continue to advocate for the neediest in our community. Last year’s awards honored Karen Hudson, program leader of the of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Homeless [Read More...]

FAITHBOOK at Lutheran Charities

https://www.facebook.com/groups/faithbooklutherancharities/ Join this group today which is for ELCA SEPA Synod churches [as well as our charities’ staff] to post about all events that are of interest to Lutheran Charities Facebook readers.  Our goal is to create a “meetinghouse” where Lutherans and their friends and neighbors can become aware of fellowship, fundraising and ministry events [Read More...]

Home is Where the Heart is

Thanks to Liberty’s LCFS In-Home Support Program (IHSP), qualified homebound seniors can maintain their independence. To date, 1,891 older adult homeowners in the West Philadelphia area are enjoying the critical safety net provided by IHSP. Yet the need for IHSP’s services continues to expand. “The numbers keep growing. We are always getting new clients,” said [Read More...]

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

Upcoming Events

Jun
16
Fri
6:00 pm Burgers, Beer and Baseball @ Citizens Bank Park
Burgers, Beer and Baseball @ Citizens Bank Park
Jun 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Burgers, Beer and Baseball @ Citizens Bank Park | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
 Pre-game gathering on the rooftop at Citizen’s Bank Park followed by Phillies vs. Arizona Diamondbacks at 7:05 pm. Proceeds benefit Silver Springs-Martin Luther School.
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[...]

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