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Issue #98 — June 2012 eNewsletter
Rick’s Reflections … With a Little Help from My Friends
I thought about this great Beatles song recently while attending a gathering on the occasion of my good friend John Nunes’ graduation ceremony. John is now officially “Dr.” Nunes, having completed his PhD from the Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago. Read more
Wheat Ridge and Thrivent Financial Award $34,000 in Joshua Grants
Wheat Ridge Ministries, in collaboration with the Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Chicagoland Regional Office, recently awarded four grants from the Joshua Grant Program totaling $34,000. The Joshua Grant Program provides start-up funding and resources to Lutheran congregations beginning new, bold and courageous ministries in their community. Read more
Christ Cares Clinic Provides Affordable Christ-Centered Healthcare for Those in Need
The nation’s challenging economy has made it difficult for many who have lost jobs or who have been affected in other ways to meet basic needs, such as health care. The congregation of Christ Church – Lutheran, in Phoenix, Arizona, has responded to this need by establishing a free-standing clinic that provides Christ-centered health care to the uninsured and underinsured within the community. Read more about this current grantee making an impact in their community!
GrantsPlus Grants Available; Informational Webinar Scheduled
Wheat Ridge is accepting initial proposals for our GrantsPlus Program through July 16, 2012. The GrantsPlus Program supports new and innovative health and human care programs led by congregations and nonprofit organizations affiliated with the Lutheran community. Click here for information and to register for a GrantsPlus Informational Webinar on June 5, 2012 at 2:00 pm Central Time.
Thanks to Marla Lichtsinn, RN, MPA, CIC, Parish Nurse for sharing Health Notes
with Wheat Ridge Ministries! This month Health Notes is all about your thyroid and shares helpful information about this small gland in your neck. Access Health Notes…
Calling All Walther Leaguers!
The Walther League, a youth organization of The Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod and strong supporter of the work of Wheat Ridge Ministries, will be hosting its 28th annual Walther League and Lutheran Young Adult Reunion on September 29, 2012, in Frankenmuth, Michigan. Learn more