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 →