Bowling Green Office of LSS Works To Strengthen Families

Recently Samantha, a mother referred by The Cocoon Shelter sought support through LSS services to heal from domestic violence and a growing addiction to pain medication. After assessment by drug and alcohol counselor, J. Johnson, CDCA, she was entered into the Suboxone program with on-going recovery groups to address both substance abuse and trauma issues.

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Mission Walk

At 550 feet tall, the Mackinac Bridge is an impressive sight; and visible for miles on a clear day. Driving over the five mile span can be just a little unsettling – even for passengers; but nothing can match the experience of walking “The Mighty Mac,” and viewing the Straits of Mackinac from the bridge surface.

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Just Golf and Hoping

Our Four Lutheran Agencies hosted their twentieth annual golf outing in June at the Stone Ridge Golf Club in Bowling Green. These events are especially fun; for they bring together a collection of the most hopeful people on the planet. We’re talking about a gathering of Christians with a message of hope for a world in need. What’s more, they are golfers.

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Commitment

Sixty volunteers attended a luncheon in their honor on June 6 at Grace Lutheran Church in Toledo. Each of our volunteers has a strong commitment to the ministry they are involved in. They will schedule vacations and even surgeries around their volunteer responsibilities. That’s commitment!

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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.