2014-02-22 / News

Grace Lutheran receives challenge grant

THORNVILLE – Grace Lutheran Church has received a $5,000 “Matthew 25: Neighbors in Need” challenge grant from the Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation.

The funding was awarded to Grace Lutheran based on its effectiveness in addressing physical, emotional and /or spiritual needs in the local community such as food, clothing, shelter, fellowship, and care for the sick based on Jesus’ words in Matthew 25: 35-36.

For every dollar raised by Grace Lutheran from donors by March 31, 2014, the Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation will provide an additional 50 cents – up to $5,000 – in support of the organization’s ministry.

“We are delighted to assist Grace Lutheran Church through this grant, said Richard Kleven, vice president of the Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation. “We trust that this support will strengthen Grace Lutheran’s outreach/ ministry to those it serves.”

For more information contact Dennis DeRolph at 740-246-6576 or stop by the church and make your financial contribution: 65 E. Columbus Street, Thornville, OH 43076

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