May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Ohio is your ministry partner in offering evidence-based, compassionate, licensed, accredited mental health services delivered by people you know and trust. As some people have said, we are “large enough to serve your needs and small enough to care.”

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Spring LSS Newsletter

As members of the Ohio chapter of Lutheran Services in America, Lutheran Ministries of Mercy affiliates actively support Lutheran disaster relief services in our state.  Together, the member agencies in Ohio have joined together to assist in building a statewide, interfaith network addressing both the immediate and emergent needs following a disaster in our communities.  

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Director of Planned Giving

Lutheran Ministries of Mercy (LMM) is currently seeking a Director of Planned Giving.  

The Director of Planned Giving holds primary responsibility for gifts of estates, trusts and various other financial avenues that reflect planned and deferred giving opportunities to LMM and its affiliates (Luther Home of Mercy, Filling Homes and Lutheran Social Services of Northwestern Ohio).

This is a part-time position.  

Applicants please send a letter of interest to: Terri Rodriguez, President/C.E.O. of Lutheran Ministries of Mercy at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Winter LSS Newsletter

As we welcome the New Year at Lutheran Social Services we are thankful for the holiday season just past. The treasured memories of these days carry us, with grateful hearts, into the promise of a new year. As we move forward in faith, our Lutheran Ministries of Mercy affiliation; the internal goals we set for ourselves; and how we interact with one other and our community sets us apart from many other non-profit agencies.

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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.