Lutheran Ministries of Mercy

The Filling Memorial Home of Mercy (FMHM) at Napoleon, Ohio and the Luther Home of Mercy (LHM) at Williston, Ohio joined together to form Lutheran Ministries of Mercy.  The organization was officially established by representatives of both legacy organizations (LHM and FMHM) meeting on July 10, 2013 at Zion Lutheran Church of Waterville, Ohio.  At the LMM Annual Meeting on April 9, 2015, the delegates in attendance voted to allow Lutheran Social Services of Northwestern Ohio (LSS) at Toledo, Ohio to become a member of the group.

The structure of this organization 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.  It is not expected, therefore, that Residents, Clients, Families or Staff will notice any substantive difference going forward in the day-to-day operations at Filling Home, Luther Home, or Lutheran Social Services of Northwestern Ohio. The original partnership formed reduced administrative expenses for the original two organizations without compromising services.  That trend is expected to continue with the addition of LSS to Lutheran Ministries of Mercy.

Like the legacy organizations, Lutheran Ministries of Mercy was established as an Association of Congregations. To date, nearly forty congregations have formally declared Membership, assuring a solid foundation for the important ministries strengthened by the creation of Lutheran Ministries of Mercy.

Looking forward, we expect further advancement of ministry as our partnership evolves.  Please continue to pray with us that the Lord will guide and bless Filling Homes, Luther Home of Mercy, and Lutheran Social Services of Northwestern Ohio, and their combined witness as Lutheran Ministries of Mercy.

Body • Spirit • Mind

Events

21 Nov 2018;
01:00PM - 02:30PM
Grief Groups
28 Nov 2018;
01:00PM - 02:30PM
Grief Groups
29 Nov 2018;
01:00PM - 02:30PM
Women’s Empowerment Group
05 Dec 2018;
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Financial Recovery Workshop
05 Dec 2018;
01:00PM - 02:30PM
Grief Groups

Contact Us

Administrative Offices

2149 Collingwood Blvd.
Toledo, OH 43620

Phone: 419-243-9178
Fax: 419-243-4450

Email: toledo@lssnwo.org

Lutheran Social Services of Northwestern Ohio

Lutheran Social Services of Northwestern Ohio (LSSNWO) is a Christian agency founded in 1911 by the Fremont Conference of the American Lutheran Church. LSSNWO is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and recognized by the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (LCMS). More than 200 Lutheran congregations in Northwestern Ohio are corporate members of LSSNWO. Lutheran Social Services also is a member of one of the nation’s largest service organization – Lutheran Services of America.