With support from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA,) Liberty Lutheran has further extended its services to individuals and families recovering from a disaster. Lutheran Disaster Response-Eastern PA (LDR-PA) has received a two year grant of $14,000 from the ELCA to pilot a Spiritual Support Partners program for Disaster Recovery. Disaster Spiritual Partners are […]
The spirit of community service was in full swing for Helping Hands Day 2015. Liberty’s Lutheran Congregational Services coordinated the Southeastern Pennsylvania Synod’s April 25 annual event, which involved more than 70 youth volunteers in sixth through twelfth grades from ten congregations.
With support from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) over the past year, the Liberty Lutheran Family has extended its services to hungry children, individuals and families recovering from a disaster, and to older adults who are motivated to remain active.
Seven women in blue aprons, armed with gloves and new cooking utensils, lined up in the kitchen at the First Presbyterian Church of Easton ready to learn. This wasn’t a fancy culinary class, rather a demonstration on how to make healthy, creative and inexpensive meals for the entire family, using ingredients commonly distributed by a […]
Each year caring and dedicated volunteers from across the country come together for Camp Noah, to support children who have been impacted by disaster. Liberty’s Lutheran Congregational Services works with Camp Noah, a program of Lutheran Social Services of Minnesota, to raise volunteers and lead week-long day camps, which focus on recovery and building hope […]
Grief is a confusing, tangled and painful process of discovering how to live, feel, cope and heal in the midst of coming to terms with loss. No one should have to face grief alone. That’s why Liberty’s Lutheran Congregational Services is here to help.
September’s National Preparedness Month aims to educate and empower Americans to be ready for natural disasters and other emergencies. Pennsylvania fared well this summer with no hurricane or tropical storm activity, which makes last winter’s harsh and devastating weather easy to forget. But the seasons are changing again, which provides new opportunities for damaging weather, […]
By Rev. Dr. Jennifer Ollikainen, Executive Director, Lutheran Congregational Services, a ministry of Liberty Lutheran Tap Into Your Networks The community of Christ creates a network of relationships and service that is woven through our lives, including work, play, congregation and community. These relationships are among Lutheran Congregational Services’ richest resources and are vital to […]
Spring is here in Pennsylvania, paving the way for snow melt, spring thunderstorms and other causes of dangerous flooding. This week, March 16-22, 2014, is National Flood Safety Awareness Week. Liberty’s Lutheran Disaster Response-Eastern PA, along with The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA,) are taking this opportunity […]
It seems winter may be finally losing its grip on the Philadelphia area. As we get closer to spring and the snow continues to melt, it is becoming evident that additional winter storm clean-up is needed. That’s where Liberty’s Lutheran Disaster Response-Eastern PA (LDR-EPA) steps in.