Wheat Ridge Ministries of Itasca, Ill., announced that it is awarding more than $237,000 in grants to 14 congregations and to help seven new projects of other ministries. The congregations include six in the Missouri Synod.
Grants totaling $211,231 are going to fund new efforts of seven “health and hope” ministries, including three related to the Synod:
The Synod congregations that are receiving a portion of the $26,610 in Wheat Ridge Health and Hope Grants are King of Kings Lutheran Church, Mason, Ohio; Royal Redeemer Lutheran Church, Liberty Township, Ohio; Redeemer Lutheran Church, Salem, Ore.; St. John Lutheran Church, Elyria, Ohio; St. John Lutheran Church, Orange, Calif.; and St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Rocklin, Calif.
Posted January 8, 2009