EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH IN AMERICA
Habitat for Humanity
Lutheran Social Services
Love of Christ as a member congregation of the Grand Canyon Synod shares in the support of a variety of ministries serving Arizona and Southern Nevada. We support three campus ministries at the University of Arizona, Arizona State University, and Northern Arizona. We support two ministries serving the large Native American population in Arizona through House of Prayer Lutheran Church, Rock Point, AZ, and Native American Urban Ministry at Grace Lutheran, Phoenix, AZ. We support six different Latino ministries with the closest being First/La Primera Lutheran Church, Mesa, AZ. We partner with an emerging ministry to Young Adults in the SE Valley, a new ministry with Sudanese residents at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Glendale, AZ, and are a mission partner with Crossroads Lutheran Church, San Tan Valley, AZ.
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY - OUR 14TH HOME DEDICATED! Pastor Hagstrom helped officiate as we blessed and dedicated the three-story townhouse that we built in Tempe. At the last minute, the Mejia family decided that, due to the lack of
The homes are NOT given to the homeowners. At the time of the home completion and dedication, the homeowners make their first payment on a profit-free mortgage, and the average payment is about 25% of their income, which includes the principal, property taxes, homeowner’s insurance, and a maintenance account. These funds are then used by Habitat to build even more homes. For additional information on the Christian principles that guide Habitat for Humanity, visit www.habitatcaz.org or call me at 480-985-8757.
The Angel Tree Christmas program gives us the opportunity to share Christ’s love with the families of prisoners. Every year we provide gifts, on behalf of the parent in prison, to approximately 80 children of prisoners.
The Angel Tree Christmas program gives us the opportunity to share Christ’s love with the families of prisoners. Every year we provide gifts, on behalf of the parent in prison, to approximately 80 children of prisoners.Christmas trees with the angel tags will be up in both the Sanctuary and COC November 4, 11 & 18th. Please be an angel and pick a tag!
We will be wrapping gifts Dec. 4th, 5
LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES OF THE SOUTHWEST
Our Mission: “Showing kindness, doing justice and serving those in need”.
LOC HAS BEEN WORKING WITH LSS SINCE THE 80'S PROVIDING HELP TO THOSE IN NEED IN OUR COMMUNITY.
The Food Bank... provides food to individuals in need. Food and financial donations are always welcome. The Food Bank Needs YOU! Let’s overflow those FOOD BOXES! On the last Sunday of each
Thanks to your generosity we are able to provide food to everyone that comes to us for assistance. Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest is thankful for the volunteers that assist with the foods, employment
LUTHERAN FOOD BANK...TURKEY DRIVE! We are once again collecting turkeys for the Food Bank. Please bring your bird to church on Sundays, Nov. 4, 11 & 18! You may also bring them to the church office during the week. In order for us to get the turkeys distributed by
I-Help Ministry...Twice monthly, LOC houses 15-25 women on our campus. There are various ways you can assist us with this each year, millions of people will experience homelessness for some period of time. I-Help provides, lodging, food comfort, hope and opportunity for homeless women in the East
You may be aware of the Lutheran Social Services I-Help program that Love of Christ participates in, but did you know that LSS also resettles refugees, trains and supports foster parents and children, and provides in-home services to elderly and disabled individuals? Are you interested in learning more about and supporting the programs of LSS in our community? If so, please think about attending an informational luncheon from 12:00-1:00 on Tuesday, February 13, at the Black Canyon Conference Center in Phoenix. There is no cost for the meal, but reservations are required. Contact Elizabeth Danielson at 480-710-5032 for more information.
Luminaria Home Care...provides non-medical in-home care to seniors and individuals with Developmental Disabilities. Our goal is to enable the people we serve to remain in their homes and maintain their highest level of independence. The comprehensive care offers
Help LSS by Shopping at
STEP 1: Creating an Online Fry’s Account **NOTE: If you already have an online Fry’s account, skip to #2. Go to www.FrysCommunityRewards.com
Select ‘Create an Account’ Under Sign-In information
Select ‘Find Stores’ Choose your store then select ‘Create Account’. You will then be prompted to check your email for a confirmation email. Click the hyperlink in your email to finish creating your Online Fry’s Account
Continue to step #2 to register for the Fry’s Community Rewards Program of your choice.
STEP 2: Register for the Fry’s Community Rewards Program...Go to www.FrysCommunityRewards.com. Select ‘Sign-In’. Enter your email and password then select ‘sign in’ (This will be the email and password you created in step 1.). Select ‘My Account then select ‘Account Settings’ from
Under Select Your Organization: Select the box next to your organization. Then select ‘save changes’.
If you have registered correctly, you should now see your organization information listed under ‘Community Rewards’ on your Account Summary page.
The Employment Access Point... offers free services including; job placement, skills assessment, job training, career counseling, resume development and more to job seekers. The employment center is open Mondays and Wednesdays from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. The center is located at Love of Christ Lutheran Church, 1525 N. Power Rd, Mesa, within the Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest office. The center’s phone number is 480-684-0645.