Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries

We are Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries

Diakon is a Lutheran Social Ministry Organization operating a dozen senior living and housing communities and a range of services for children, youths, families and senior adults in Pennsylvania and Maryland, serving 63,000 people annually. Diakon means “one assigned by the church to minister to the needs of others.”

  • Diakon was formed in 2000 by the affiliation of Tressler Lutheran Services of Mechanicsburg, PA, and Lutheran Services Northeast.
  • Deepest roots trace to 1868
  • Diakon staff numbers 2,300

Diakon Specialties

  • Senior living communities
  • Adoption and Foster Care
  • Youth Services
  • Home and Community-Based Senior Services

Senior Living Communities

  • Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village, Lewisburg, PA
  • Cumberland Crossings, Carlisle, PA
  • Diakon Senior Living – Hagerstown, Hagerstown, MD
  • Frey Village, Middletown, PA
  • Luther Crest, Allentown, PA
  • The Lutheran Home at Topton, Topton, PA
  • Manatawny Manor, Pottstown, PA
  • Ohesson, Lewistown, PA
  • Twining Village, Holland, Bucks County, PA

To learn more, please visit our website by clicking on our logo.

 

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Lutheran Charities Chairman of the Board of Directors, the Reverend Dr. Jennifer Ollikainen presents a check to social ministry organization member, Diakon leadership (L to R) VP for Church Relations, Reverend Mark Wimmer and President / CEO Mark Pile.

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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