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Here we have our Executive Director Leslie Haines speaking to the congregation of Bethel Lutheran Church about LMVFM on the services we provide to veterans, military contractors and their family members on a recent trip.
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Lilly and Team Member, Roger Ford waiting for church to start.
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Mark your calendar now. Stop back for more details on any of these events
2017
October
October 21 - LMVFM's 10th Anniversary
October 18 - Dine to Donate, Granite City Brewery & Restaurant - Fort Wayne, Indiana
October 7-9 - LCMC Convention - Minneapolis, Minnesota
 
August
August 8 - 12 - NALC Convention - Nashville, Tennessee

 

July

June 22 - 5th Annual Heroes & Hotrods Car Show - Saturday June 24, 2017.  Registration begins at 9:00am.  Presented by Granite City Food & Brewery @ 3809 Coldwater Road

 

June

June 1-3 - ELCA Indiana/Kentucky District Convention - Covington, Kentucky

 

May
May 4-9 - Bethel Lutheran Church - Holdege, Nebraska



Lead Trainer: CH Leslie Haines (MAJ) Ret., MA
This valuable seminar addresses the needs and opportunities for serving those who have served us -- military veterans and families 
-- as they deal with Post Traumatic Stress (PTS) and Moral Injury -- the bruise to the soul that is left by warfare. 
RSVP by May 1 2017 - For Registration form, send private message to Rev. Dr. Cathi Braasch or to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

April
April 19 - Dine to Donate, Granite City Brewery & Restaurant - Fort Wayne, Indiana

 

January
January 26 - St Peters LWML - Fort Wayne, Indiana

We had lunch and a brief talk with the LWML at St Peter's Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne, Indiana. 
Lunch was delicious and LMVFM appreciated the invitation to speak at your meeting.

 

January 23 - Suburban Bethlehem - Fort Wayne, Indiana

We gave a short training session to the Stephens Ministries at Suburban Bethlehem, Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Thank you for having us!

 
2016
November
November 21 - Ascension Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne, Indiana - LWML Mary Martha Guild Meeting
November 15 - Aurora, Indiana
November 12 & 13 - Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Washington, Indiana
November 11   Veteran's Day Deals
November 9 - Messiah Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne, Indiana - Veterans Celebration
November 5 & 6 - Redeemer Lutheran Church, Youngstown, Ohio - Training event
November 1, 2016 - January 31, 2017 - CHRISTMAS APPEAL

October

19 October, 2016  - Dine to Donate – Granite City, Fort Wayne, Indiana 


Granite City to celebrate our 9th birthday


 


September

24   September  - NALC Heartland District Mission Fest Noblesville, Indiana

August 
6-12  August -  NALC Conference Anaheim, California

We weren't able to bring Holly and Stanley so we brought the next best thing! 
We brought "flat" Holly and "flat" Stanley! Free pictures taken - no hair or slobbers!

         

 

June 
24-26 June - Indiana LWML Convention Bloomington, Indiana
24-26 June  - Ohio LWML Convention

LMVFM Team members Roger Ford and Bev Kinney talk with folks from the Indiana LWML convention in Bloomington IN this weekend.

This weekend LMVFM team members are covering both the Indiana convention in Bloomington and in OH in Cincinnati.


9-11   June -  Indiana-Kentucky ELCA Synod Assembly, South Bend, Indiana

May
22  May  - Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, South Bend, Indiana
7    May  - Mission Fest NALC – Springfield, OH

April
24   April  - Resurrection Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne, Indiana

6     April  - Dine to Donate – Granite City, Fort Wayne, Indiana


2    April    LWML Miami Valley Zone Spring Rally  Bethlehem Lutheran Church 1240 South Maple Ave, Fairborn, OH
                  Registration 9:30 a.m.  Light Breakfast & Luncheon provided Theme: Mites at Work 
                
 

 

 
2015
December

5 Dec, 2015 Training Seminar Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Crestview Hills, KY
4-6 Dec, 2015 Women Veteran Retreat- Victory Noll, Huntington, IN
 
November
"Annual Adopt an Ornament" Christmas Appeal
21-22 Nov, 2015 Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne, IN
13-15 Nov, 2015 Training Calvary Lutheran Church, Watseka, IL
5-7 Nov, 2015 NALC Mission Fest, Columbus, OH
 
October
21 Oct, 2015 Dine to Donate - Granite City, Fort Wayne, IN
     Congratulations, LMVFM raised $462.73 during the Dine 2 Donate! 
Last year during our Birthday D-t-D we earned $404. Granite city submitted the total numbers to corporate 
and will let us know as soon as it arrives!  A huge thank you to GC's and most importantly our friends who supported us last week, 
and God who has been supporting LMVFM since we opened 8 yrs ago. Wowzer!


17 Oct, 2015 Training Redeemer Lutheran Church, Cuyahoga Falls, OH
10 Oct 2015 Training Session, Kachmann Auditorium, Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, Indiana
 
 
September 
25 Sept, 2015 Seminar Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Ambridge, PA
19 Sept 2015 Greenfield, IN - NALC Heartland District
12-13 Sept, 2015 Training St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Westlake, OH
 
 
August
28-30 Aug, 2015 Women's Veterans Retreat - Victory Noll, Huntington, IN
5-6 Aug 2015 Dallas TX - CORE/NALC Convocation
 
June
21 June, 2015   Living Faith Lutheran Church, Wabash, IN
13-14 June, 2015   Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, South Bend, IN 
6 June, 2015  Honor Our Veteran's Event - Praise Lutheran Church
5-6 June, 2015   INKY Mission Fest, Indianapolis, IN
2 June, 2015   Hope Lutheran Church, Coesse, IN
 
May
28- 31 May, 2015 Gastonia, NC - NALC Carolina District
16 May, 2015  3rd Annual Car Rally, Granite City, Fort Wayne, Indiana
 
 April
24-26 April, 2015 WVR (Woman's Veterans Retreat), Victory Noll Center, Huntington, Indiana
18 April, 2015  The DAV Women's Seminar - Ft Wayne, IN
1 April, 2015 -Dine to Donate, all day at Granite City Fort Wayne, Indiana

 
2014
December

"Annual Adopt an Ornament" Christmas Appeal
Annual Volunteer Lunch  - Our way of saying thank you to a group of our regular volunteers, Wayne; Mabel; Katherine and Cindy who has recently accepted
a position at the VA in Cincinnati, OH. Without our volunteers we would be hard pressed to do the actual ministry work without our faith volunteers.
 
November
22 Nov, 2014  9am - 10am Suburban Bethlehem Fort Wayne IN

It was a great day at Suburban Bethlehem Lutheran in Fort Wayne today. We were able to meet new people and provide them with valuable information about the care and services we provide to veterans, military contractors and their friends. 
More about the event and photos

12 Nov, 2014 -  6pm - 7pm  Messiah Lutheran Fort Wayne IN
 6 Nov, 2014  -  Staff training at Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester, Indiana
 4 Nov 2014 -   Veterans Day Discounts

 
October 
25 Oct, 2014 Making a difference for Women Veterans Health Fair
"Thank you Granite City for support"! Our Birthday "Dine to Donate" came to $404! We are so thankful to Granite City for hosting us, and all those who supported us by dining at GC's on that day.

 

 

 

On October 21st we celebrated our 7th Birthday at Granite City in Fort Wayne Ind. on Oct 22nd .at 3809 Coldwater Rd., Fort Wayne, Indiana, 46805, US 

3 - 5 Oct, 2014 - Women's Veterans Wellness Retreat -  In conjunction with Lutheran Military Veterans and Families Ministries, Victory Noll Center held a retreat for female military veterans. All were welcome regardless of age or service period including those that are currently serving. The focus of this program was to support women veterans.
 
July 
24-25 July 2014 - NALC/CORE CONVOCATION Charleston, SC 
Location: The Citadel – The Military College of South Carolina 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, South Carolina 29409
Dates: July 24-25, 2014, beginning at 8:30 AM on Thursday, July 24, and concluding at 5:00 PM on Friday, July 25  
Veterans Overlook
 
June
27 - 29 June, 2014 - Women's Veterans Wellness Retreat -  In conjunction with Lutheran Military Veterans and Families Ministries, Victory Noll Center  held a retreat for female military veterans. All were welcome regardless of age or service period including those that are currently serving. The focus of this program was to support women veterans.
20 - 22 June, 2014 -  OH LWML CONVOCATION  Independence, OH              LMVFM  receives grants
20 -22 June, 2014 -  IN LWML CONVOCATION.  Lafayette, IN -
7 June, 2014 - NALC 2014 Heartland Mission District Convocation, Bethel Lutheran Church in Noblesville, IN.
 
May
29 -31 May, 2014 - NALC Carolina's District Zone Rally, Salisbury, NC
17 May, 2014 Granite City 'Hot Rods and Hero's Car Rally
 
April
26 April, 2014  - OH LWML Zone Rally, Euclid, OH - The Northeast Zone Spring Rally was held on Saturday, April 26, at Shore Haven Lutheran Church (280 E. 222nd St. Euclid). Registration and coffee time began at 9:30 a.m. The rally with the theme "SERVING MILITARY FAMILIES" begins at 10 AM and was followed by a light lunch. Guest Speaker was Major Leslie Haines of Lutheran Military Veterans and Families Ministry, Inc. 
Gifts from the Heart – In gathering of Gift Cards to area stores for groceries, clothing, or household goods OR Monetary donations or checks (payable to LWML Northeast Zone)  
Lutheran Militaries Veterans Families Day at Granite City!  We printed the flyer and presented it to our server and 20% of your TOTAL tab was   donated to LMVFM Inc. Thank you to all who participated..  Visit their website.  
Ruth Ann and David enjoying a great lunch at Granite City's "Dine to Donate" event held for Lutheran Military Veterans and Families Ministries
 
March
14 - 16 March, 2014 - Women's Veterans Wellness Retreat  In conjunction with Lutheran Military Veterans and Families Ministries, Victory Noll Center  hosted this retreat for female military veterans. All were welcome regardless of age or service period including those that are currently serving. The focus of this program was to support women veterans.
 
February
22 Feb,2014 - Tennis Tournament  - The 2nd annual LMVFM Tennis Tournament was Feb 22, 2014 at Wildwood Racquet Club.
 
2013
December
Ornament Adoption Appeal Tree 2013"   For each donation made to LMVFM during the Months of Nov-Jan an ornament made by one of our veterans, contractors, or their family member is officially adopted with the donors name, attached to it and placed on LMVFM's Christmas tree. 
 
 
November
7 Nov, 2013 - Veterans Awareness Programs for kids  LMVFM conducted a Veterans Awareness Programs for Elementary School, Middle School, and High School Home School Kids.
 
October
25 Oct, 2013 - LMVFM 6th Birthday - On October 25th we celebrated our 6th Birthday. We recently moved into our new office.
It is located at 3480 Stellhorn Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46815. Please stop and visit soon.
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