Lutheran Ministries of Mercy Annual Meeting

The Lutheran Ministries of Mercy Annual Meeting, “Free in Christ, Light of the World”, will be held on March 13, 2017 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Perrysburg.  Registration begins at 5:30 PM with the dinner at 6:00 PM.  The tickets cost $25. 

The Keynote Speaker will be Bishop Daniel G. Beaudoin from the Northwestern Ohio Synod-ELCA.

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Ohio Benefit Bank Free Tax Preparation Clinics

Crossroads Financial Opportunity Center

Ohio Benefit Bank Free Tax Preparation Clinics

Income Guidelines: Annual gross incomes of less than $65,000 for individual returns and $95,000 for joint returns

Call 419-475-3258 to schedule your appointment

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The Church's Response To The Heroin Epidemic

Drug addiction is one of the most damaging habits in our society today.  WGTE discusses with a panel of Lutheran Social Services of Northwestern Ohio (LLSNWO) staff the trap that opioids gradually have on people in every socially economic demographics. 

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Financial Education Workshops

The Crossroads Financial Opportunity Center is offering Financial Education Workshops during the months of January-April. The different topics are listed below with the dates and times. Please call 419-475-3258 to register.  

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International Human Trafficking & Social Justice Conference

The Lucas County Human Trafficking Coalition at the University of Toledo Human Trafficking and Social Justice Institute hosted the 13th Annual International Human Trafficking & Social Justice Conference on September 22 – 23, 2016.

Lucy Wayton, Vice-President of LSS of NW Ohio, Lucas County Coalition member, attended and presented at one of the sessions at this conference. 

Lutheran Social Services of Northwestern Ohio

Lutheran Social Services of Northwestern Ohio (LSSNWO) is a Christian agency founded in 1911 by the Fremont Conference of the American Lutheran Church. LSSNWO is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and recognized by the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (LCMS). More than 200 Lutheran congregations in Northwestern Ohio are corporate members of LSSNWO. Lutheran Social Services also is a member of one of the nation’s largest service organization – Lutheran Services of America.