Jesus will wake us up and welcome us into heaven

“For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast” (Ephesians 2:8-9.)

Jesus Cares Ministries shares God’s Word with people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families, and communities. 

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Building relationship with therapy dogs

Participants in the Jesus Cares Ministry (JCM) program at the Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Manassas, Virginia, often look forward to the end of their meetings.

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Celebrating the JCM Program with a Summer Picnic

While waiting in line for their picnic dinner, each JCM participant from St. John’s Lutheran Church took time in their own way to greet Pastor Dennis Reichow.

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Students participate in “Lemonade Wars” to benefit JCM

During the winter months, gifts made to The Lutheran Home Association (TLHA) were matched dollar for dollar due to a match from generous ministry friends.  Many supporters took advantage of the opportunity to see their financial gifts go further to help seniors and individuals with special needs.

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Sharing Jesus with those with special needs

For more than four years, Jesus Cares Ministries (JCM), along with ministry partner Kingdom Workers, have worked to create a global disability ministry in Malawi, Africa, to share Jesus with individuals with disabilities and to educate parents and caregivers about how to improve the strength and physical health of children with special needs.

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Blessed Be Her Memory

On April 21, 1926, a baby girl was born in London, England. Her parents named her Elizabeth. We know her as Queen Elizabeth. The next day, a baby girl was born on a farm near New Ulm, MN. Her parents named her Deloris. These two girls grew up during the Great Depression. Both saw family members leave to fight in wars, watched the moon landing, saw how television and computers changed the world. The similarities end there.

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JCM program celebrates 10-year anniversary

Over 15 years ago, when Bill Truebenbach began working with Jesus Cares Ministries (JCM), there were 30 programs. Today, we have more than 160 programs across the country.

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JCM Participant Confirmed in Christian Faith

For the past four years, Leah Wachholz had been working to be confirmed in her Christian faith. 

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Special needs residents enjoy their very own “Night to Shine”

Night to Shine is an unforgettable prom night experience, centered on God’s love, for people with special needs. Hope Residence joined the celebration this year at St. Michael's Lutheran Church in Bloomington, Minn., one of 375 churches around the world hosting 75,000 honored guests on one night — February 10, 2017.

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Faithful volunteers revive Jesus Cares Ministries program

After years of faithful participation, the Jesus Cares Ministries (JCM) program at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Bemidji, Minn., was struggling. Attendance had dwindled for the ministry, which reaches out to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families and the community.

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