In 2013, Filling Homes (FMHM) in Napoleon, Ohio, and Luther Home of Mercy (LHM) in Williston, Ohio, joined together to form Lutheran Ministries of Mercy. In 2015, Lutheran Social Services of Northwestern Ohio became the third affiliate of LMM.
The structure of LMM combines governance and executive leadership for the three legacy organizations, all of which will continue – preserving respective identities together with existing licenses, certifications, contracts, etc.
Filling Homes is a faith-based not-for-profit organization that provides services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Henry, Fulton, Williams, and Defiance counties. There are 42 Lutheran Church congregations in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan which comprise the corporate membership of the Filling Memorial Home of Mercy Corporation.
Luther Home of Mercy is a Christian ministry for adults with developmental disabilities. LHM provides quality residential care and comprehensive treatment services aimed at serving all resident needs while nurturing the development of individual abilities.
Employer Resource Networks (ERN) are private-public consortia whose purpose is improved workforce retention through employee support and training. ERNUSA
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) is one of the largest Christian denominations in the United States, with about 4 million members in nearly 10,000 congregations across the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
With the universal Christian Church, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod teaches and responds to the love of the Triune God: the Father, creator of all that exists; Jesus Christ, the Son, who became human to suffer and die for the sins of all human beings and to rise to life again in the ultimate victory over death and Satan; and the Holy Spirit, who creates faith through God's Word and Sacraments. The three persons of the Trinity are coequal and coeternal, one God.
Lutheran Services in America (LSA) is one of the largest health care and human services networks in the country, representing 300 Lutheran nonprofit organizations throughout the United States and the Caribbean. LSA works to connect and empower our member organizations, which serve six million people annually, touching the lives of one in every 50 people in the U.S. every year.
LSA Ohio is made up of LSA member organizations in Ohio, the Ohio judicatories of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), and The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS). LSA Ohio is committed to advancing the gospel of Jesus Christ through services of hope and healing. They work in response to community need and God's call to serve. Together with congregations, synods and districts, we express God's healing presence in the world by leveraging limited resources to help people experience healing and wholeness.
United Way Community Partners are made up of problem solvers, difference makers and opportunity creators. Together, we're on a mission to change lives forever in our community by investing in programs focused on education, financial stability and healthy lifestyles. We tackle the tough problems in these areas by funding and partnering with the most effective local organizations who create real opportunities and get results. We prepare kids to graduate ready to succeed, help families leave poverty behind, make quality healthcare accessible and ensure safe places to call home.