Four new homes for the historic St. Louis neighborhood are part of an LCMS National Housing Support Corporation initiative.
LCEF’s Laborers For Christ teams up with Lutheran Housing Support to help congregations and their communities.
The Synod’s black pastors — many of whom graduated from Concordia College, Selma, Ala. — discuss how they can help the struggling school.
The June 6 “Peace and Praise Walk” focuses on the need, efforts and potential to revitalize the North St. Louis neighborhood.
Dozens of people — including some 50 residents of the struggling community — come together for a “Prayer and Praise Walk” Oct. 17.
Through the grant, the Thrivent Financial Foundation will match 50 cents for every dollar that Lutheran Housing Support raises through the end of 2015, up to $15,000.
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 22, 2014 — The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod National Housing Support Corporation, which does business as Lutheran Housing Support, recently received a grant from the Thrivent Financial Foundation. For every dollar the organization Lutheran Housing Support raises through the end of 2015, the Thrivent Financial Foundation will match 50 cents up to $15,000 through the end of 2015.
The project’s partners say their accomplishments are more about newly built relationships than newly repaired houses.
The grant will be used to purchase nine properties in College Hill, four miles north of downtown St. Louis, and perform demolition and site restoration.
The grant from the U.S. Department of the Treasury will help the LCMS housing ministry expand its ability to provide loans in low-income and economically distressed communities.
The website of the Synod’s National Housing Support Corporation is a good place to start if your congregation, district or other group is interested in learning about neighborhood revitalization.
Amid cheers and applause, LCMS and St. Louis leaders cut the ribbon Aug. 23 to recognize the completion of the first home in the Nazareth Homes development in the College Hill neighborhood.
LCMS National Housing Support Corp. (Lutheran Housing Support Corp.) is holding a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate finished construction of the first home in its newest development – Nazareth Homes – in North St. Louis’ historic College Hill neighborhood.
LCMS National Housing Support Corp. (LHS) has been awarded a $55,000 tax credit allocation through the Missouri Housing Development Commission’s Affordable Housings Assistance Program (AHAP). The credits will be used to expand LHS’ affordable housing development efforts in the College Hill neighborhood of North St. Louis.