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- Living Well Days for Professional Church Workers
- Seeds of Hope Award Events
- President’s Circle Retreats
- Health Clinic Convening – June 2012
- 2013 LCMS Convention Morning Walks
- Grantee Feature Stories
Wheat Ridge Ministries Adds Three New Members to its Board of Directors
Itasca, IL – Wheat Ridge Ministries recently elected three new members to its Board of Directors:
Mr. James Handrich, Naples, Florida
Mr. Rick Hein, Rancho Santa Fe, California
Mrs. Susan Hewitt, Minneapolis, Minnesota
“An effective board of directors is an increasingly critical part of any organization’s success,” said Dr. Richard...
Wheat Ridge Ministries and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans to Co-Host 13th Annual Seeds of Hope Award Dinner in Chicago
Itasca, IL – The Rev. Denver W. Bitner, Mrs. Kathy S. Braden and Mr. Andrew P. Tecson will each be recognized with a “Seeds of Hope” Award and Deaconess Jana R. Peters will be honored with the “Seeds of Hope Emerging Leader” Award at the Thirteenth Annual Benefit Dinner on March 3, 2012, at the European Crystal Banquet and Conference Center, Arlington Heights,...
Wheat Ridge Ministries and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans to Host Living Well Day for Professional Church Workers
Itasca, IL – Wheat Ridge Ministries, in partnership with Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, is pleased to host a Living Well Day for Professional Church Workers in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on Tuesday, October 4, 2011. The day will take place from 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Nicollet Island Pavilion.
God calls us to live life abundantly. All too often, though, we...
Kimberly Loontjer Named Director of Impact Measurement and Grant Services
Itasca, IL – Wheat Ridge Ministries is pleased to announce that Ms. Kimberly Loontjer has been promoted to the position of Director of Impact Measurement and Grant Services. Kim has been a member of the Wheat Ridge staff since January 2010, serving as Assistant Director of Ministry Programs.
In her new role, Kim will lead efforts to assess the impact of Wheat Ridge Ministries’ seeding activities so that...
Wheat Ridge Hosts Chicagoland Grantee Workshop
Wheat Ridge Ministries, in partnership with the Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Chicagoland Regional Financial Office, hosted a Chicagoland Grantee Workshop on July 27. Local grantees from all of Wheat Ridge’s grant programs were invited to attend.
Wheat Ridge continues to move deliberately toward value-added services for all of its grantees, beyond just providing grants and offering more capacity-building assistance. This workshop...