Individuals who volunteer with Lutheran Disaster Response (LDR) through Lutheran Congregational Services, a ministry of Liberty Lutheran, were recognized by the city of Philadelphia at a Volunteer Recognition Ceremony at the Fairmount Waterworks. Samantha Phillips, the Acting Deputy Managing Director for Emergency Management, presented a Mayor’s Proclamation to Julia Menzo, Volunteer Engagement Coordinator and Disaster Response Co-Coordinator for Liberty Lutheran. Julia is the President of Southeastern Pennsylvania Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (SEPA VOAD).
A message from Karen Read, Nurse Educator:
The staff at Artman and Paul’s Run have been hard at work in “Person First Training.” This training focuses on effective communication techniques which lead to deeper relationships with our residents. Continue reading →
A Message from Katrina Wise Vice President Senior Services, Liberty Lutheran, and Executive Director of Paul’s Run:
As many of you have seen, the renovations to our greenhouse have been completed. Our residents are now using this community space for their card games, special activities, and even enjoying cooking classes. Continue reading →
A message from Janet Lorenzon, Associate Executive Director, Artman Lutheran Home:
I’d like to tell you about some of the plans we are making to support our work of transforming senior services through culture change. Continue reading →
In January, Liberty Lutheran announced an organization wide “Biggest Loser” challenge, to see which employee could lose the highest percentage of his or her weight. Twelve weeks later, Nick Weber, the winner of the challenge, is proud to say that he has lost 48 pounds… and counting!
Lutheran Children and Family Service’s (LCFS) Family Reunification program was very successful in their recent annual survey by the Department of Human Services (DHS). They scored a 99 percent in safety standards, and a 95 percent in non-safety standards. These numbers are well above the minimum thresholds of 80 percent for safety, and 70 percent for non-safety. Continue reading →
At Liberty Lutheran, the health and wellness of our residents, clients and staff is always a priority. Liberty Wellness Works (LWW) provides employees with numerous opportunities to improve both their physical and emotional health. In October, LWW introduced a “healthy incentive” program that rewards employees who complete a health risk assessment, develop an individual wellness plan with a wellness coach, demonstrate proof of an annual physical and participate in at least two wellness challenges, offered by LWW.
More than 70 people from 23 congregations across the Southeastern Pennsylvania Synod attended a “Weathering the System” event, hosted by Lutheran Congregational Services. The event included speakers, workshops and discussions that addressed some of the challenges that Congregations are facing. Continue reading →
On Friday, March 23, Jewish residents at Paul’s Run Retirement Community, in Northeast Philadelphia, attended a special Shabbat service that was dedicated to the generosity of the Golden Slipper Camp, of Bala Cynwyd, for loaning their Sefer Torah for the winter months, while a permanent Torah was acquired.
A Message from Luanne Fisher, President and CEO of Liberty Lutheran, about the outstanding results of our recent PeopleMetrics Survey: Continue reading →