- News Releases
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- Seeds of Hope Award Events
- President’s Circle Retreats
- Health Clinic Convening – June 2012
- 2013 LCMS Convention Morning Walks
- Grantee Feature Stories
Issue #100 — August 2012
Rick’s Reflections – Senseless Violence – Endless Hope
As I write this, I’m still trying to comprehend the recent terrifying news out of Aurora, Colorado, about the gunman who killed 12 people and wounded another 58 in a movie theatre. What is it that compels a person to cause such harm to innocent people? Is this person beyond our care and compassion based on the terrible acts committed? Read more
Making an Impact – Project San Mateo
When Project San Mateo began offering community lunches in a low-income apartment complex in Springfield, Virginia, its leaders envisioned it would mostly serve immigrant day-laborers waiting around for work. Instead, the lunch program has evolved as a ministry for women and children. Read more about this current grantee making an impact in their community!
Wheat Ridge Awards Two New Burst Project Grants
Wheat Ridge Ministries recently awarded two grants through the new Burst Grant Program totaling $7,500. Burst Project grants are one-time grants for human care ministry projects designed and led by young adult leaders in the Lutheran community. Learn more
Meet Board Member Rebecca Brandt
Wheat Ridge Ministries is blessed with an extremely enthusiastic and dedicated Board of Directors as together we pursue our mission of seeding new ministries of health and hope. We’d like you to introduce you to one of these board members … Rebecca Brandt.
If there is one thing we are all doing together in this life, it’s aging! Celebrate the blessing of aging and the gift of life. Written by Dr. Rich Bimler, former president of Wheat Ridge, Joyfully Aging: A Christian’s Guide offers readers insight on the limitless opportunity to witness their faith to others and live vibrant, grace-filled lives. Learn more
Thanks to Marla Lichtsinn, RN, MPA, CIC, Parish Nurse for sharing Health Notes with Wheat Ridge Ministries! This month Health Notes is all about hearing loss and deafness. Access Health Notes…
Wanted: Young Adults with Innovative Ideas
Are you a young adult with an innovative idea for bringing healing to the community? We’ve got a grant program for you! Young adult leaders with innovative ideas for a human care program in the Lutheran community are eligible for a Burst Grant of up to $5,000 to implement their project. Visit the Burst Project grant page on our our website to learn more.