- News Releases
- Starting Smart Workshops
- 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 Awards $42,500 Grant to Resounding Joy
Itasca, IL – Wheat Ridge Ministries recently awarded a Select Grant totaling $42,500 to Resounding Joy, Inc., in San Diego, California. Resounding Joy’s mission is to promote social, emotional, physical and spiritual well-being through music. They provide music therapy and music-centered wellness services and benefits to adults and children with special needs, active and retired military members, adults confined to nursing...
Wheat Ridge Ministries and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans to Co-Host 14th Annual Seeds of Hope Award Dinner in Chicago
Itasca, IL – Mrs. Ingrid Christiansen, The Rev. Dr. Douglas and Mrs. Marlene Groll, Mr. Gaylord Thomas and The Rev. Dr. Granger Westberg (posthumously) will each be recognized with a “Seeds of Hope” Award, and Mr. Michael Nevergall will be honored with the “Seeds of Hope Emerging Leader” Award at the 14th Annual Benefit Dinner on March 2, 2013, at Medinah...
Wheat Ridge Ministries Awards Three New Burst Project Grants
Itasca, IL – Wheat Ridge Ministries recently awarded three grants through its Burst Project Grant Program totaling $15,000. Burst Project grants are one-time grants for human care ministry projects designed and led by young adult leaders in the Lutheran community. In addition to the grant, participants will receive professional consultation and feedback from Wheat Ridge staff; be connected with a ministry mentor, when possible;...
Wheat Ridge Ministries Receives $70,830 Grant from the Theodore W. Batterman Family Foundation
Itasca, IL – Wheat Ridge Ministries recently received a $70,830 grant from the Theodore W. Batterman Family Foundation to support its Burst Project Grant program. Burst Project Grants are one-time grants of up to $5,000 for a human care ministry project designed and led by young adult leaders in the Lutheran community.
“I am so grateful for the generous support from the Batterman...
Health Clinic Convening Provides Encouragement and Learning
Developing and sustaining a new ministry project requires a healthy leader. These inspired leaders face a variety of unique challenges as they seek to serve their congregation and community. Long hours, recruiting and training volunteers and raising money are all daily challenges.
In June, Wheat Ridge Ministries hosted a Health Clinic Convening with current and former grant recipients to encourage, engage and share. The...