What’s Next For Medicaid?

Over the last several months news reports have been filled with coverage of the federal legislative actions aimed at repealing and/or replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA). While currently unsuccessful, efforts to repeal and/or replace e the ACA have included provisions to drastically cut funding for our country’s Medicaid system. 

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Volunteer Team from Cornerstone

A team of volunteers from Cornerstone Church served to enhance and greatly improve the landscape at the Advent Lutheran Center on Tuesday, July 19! It was a warm and sunny day as weeds were pulled, bushes trimmed, leaves raked and the result was a wonderful transformation. 

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Spring 2017 LSS Newsletter

The Spring Newsletter for Lutheran Social Services of Northwestern Ohio is now available.  The newsletter features articles about Beckie Serrick retiring, beautiful quilts on sale on eBay, gift planning, Global Youth Service Day and the addition of Nancy Yunker as a LSS therapist.

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Four Lutheran Agencies 21st Annual Golf Outing

For only the second time in its 21-year history, the weather started out being pretty awful and umbrellas were plentiful.  When the 16 of the original 20 teams finally teed off a little late on June 24 at Stone Ridge Golf Club in Bowling Green, it was still raining but soon the sun was out and it turned into a beautiful day.  Due to the inclement weather, there was no putting contest.

Twenty-eight beautiful and creative baskets were raffled off with the grand prize basket being a one-night stay at Maumee Bay Lodge, golf for two and Sunday brunch or breakfast for two.  

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Volunteer Thank You Lunch

If you are an LSS volunteer, whether at a Toledo location or in Fremont, Archbold, Findlay or Lima, mark your calendars now for the upcoming Volunteer Recognition Luncheon on Wednesday, June 7, 11:30 am, at Grace Lutheran Church on Monroe St. in Toledo.

We’ll honor the 2016 Volunteer of the Year and recognize others who have made a significant contribution to the ministries of LSS.

You can count on great food, great entertainment and a chance to meet Terri Rodriguez, the new CEO of Lutheran Ministries of Mercy. 

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.