Thirteen Individuals Baptized at Jesus Cares Ministries Program

Family members often have things in common. Everyone roots for the same baseball team, shares the same favorite local restaurant, or never misses this much loved community event. One family from Houston, Texas, has something rare that they share in common: All 11 siblings were baptized on the same day, May 5, 2018. Read More

Lilies Provide a Piece of Heaven on Earth

In 2000, my husband and I bought a home in St. Lawrence Township, a wonderful sunny property sitting high on a hill overlooking the Minnesota River Valley.

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Leaving a legacy that cares for others

Surrounded by family and close friends at her mother’s funeral, Mary Gaulke couldn’t stop thinking about finding a way for her mother’s memory to live on.

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Celebrating 120 Years Inspired by Hope gala

To honor its 120 years of caring for souls, The Lutheran Home Association hosted the “Inspire with Hope” gala at the Milwaukee County War Memorial Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on Friday, November 2. The gala honored the ministry’s military and Christian heritages.

The words Inspire with Hope drove TLHA onto a path of Christian leadership as we share hope, provide hope, and inspire everlasting hope for an eternal life with God.

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Spreading the Gospel

Just like the average person, Brenda brings in the mail every day. She tosses some directly into the trash, sets aside the bills and saves cards from family and friends. Each month, she looks forward to receiving one important envelope.

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Bingo Lingo

Wayne Tabbert’s gig as St. Michael’s bingo caller may have began as a quick fix but it has turned into a permanent position.

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A note from the St. Michael’s administrator

Suddenly, it’s December – and so much has happened already! Since our annual Butterfly Release in June, we have been working to raise funds for our kitchen update project. As you may know, we have more than 25 residents call St. Michael’s home today.

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Giving back

During the annual Breakfast with Santa event at St. Michael's, children from the Fountain City community had the opportunity to visit with Santa. During the event, organizers asked attendees bring nonperishable food items to be donated to the Fountain City Food Shelf, based out of the UCC Church.

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Decorating for Christmas

While decorating one of the Christmas trees at St. Michael’s, a resident began sharing stories of Christmas traditions. Nancy shared a story about how her parents wouldn’t put up or decorate the family Christmas tree until after the children had gone to bed on Christmas Eve. On Christmas morning, the beautifully decorated tree with presents below would be a surprise.

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Doing what I can

St. Michael’s Assisted Living resident Phyllis Passow was searching for a way she could make an impact. Sharing her time and talents, Phyllis recently donated a homemade crocheted afghan. She donated the afghan in hopes that it would be auctioned off to support St. Michael’s.

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