Following the merger of 3-congregations, the grant assisted the congregation create a plan and purchase tools to manage the transition.
Additionally, the grant provided $1,000 in assistance to the Eritrean Lutheran Church of Seattle (ELCS).
The grant, made possible by the Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Employee Giving Campaign supported core ministries including critical refugee and migrant services and advocacy.
Because of this support, Burmese refugee Cin, his
three siblings and parents received an extraordinary welcome in America after fleeing persecution in Burma.
The Providence St. Vincent Medical Foundation helps to advance medical care by raising funds for new technologies, education, research, and provides health care needs for those with
limited resources. This grant provided funding for a pilot mammogram imaging trial that included 30 patients.