LSNYA Highlights of 2015

Celebrating the diversity of our Clinical Pastoral (Spiritual) Education program. Join us for our graduation at 475 Riverside Drive, in the chapel, on August 5 at 11 a.m. Your heart will be warmed and you will be encouraged. Celebrating the leadership of those with us and those who have moved on to new areas of…

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Spiritual Care – A Shared Endeavor

Project Director: Rev. Serge A. Castigliano, PhD Dates: April – September, 2016 The project is a six-month feasibility study whose purpose is to explore ways in which LSNYA can strengthen and enhance the chaplaincy/spiritual care programs and emphases in its member organizations. Its thesis is that spiritual care is an essential aspect of the care…

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LSNYA Synod Report

With this year’s assembly theme focusing on racial justice and the God-given gift of diversity, I am delighted to -report that the Clinical Pastoral Education program of Lutheran Services New York Alliance celebrates a diverse expression in its student body. One of the first experiences I have had as the new Executive Director of Lutheran…

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MNYS Annual Assembly

If you are at the MNYS Assembly in a few weeks, stop by the LSNYAlliance table and learn about our wonderful Clinical Pastoral Education program. We will have one of the students at the table to provide his perspective on the program. We will also have information about our Spiritual Care Shared Endeavor led by…

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Dear Bishop Rimbo

On behalf the Board of Directors and the Clinical Pastoral Education Program leaders of Lutheran Services New York Alliance, I am pleased to express our appreciation for the grant award provided through the church-wide grant of the Metropolitan New York Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Receiving this grant provides a wonderful opportunity for the…

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January news at Lutheran Services NY Alliance

One of the most helpful assets for development work is an organization known as the Association of Lutheran Development Executives (ALDE). I attended the annual conference last year as someone new to development work and enjoyed the event very much. First, the people present are dedicated, thoughtful and passionate about their work in helping ignite…

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Ron’s Recognition

Dear Co-workers, When I retired from my congregation, I asked the council to “please not swat any flies that they may see in the room when meeting.” It’s not the best way to be remembered as a “fly” but they got the point. My former secretary has a sense of humor and since my retirement…

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A Message from John

​Alliance Members and Friends, I will always remember and be thankful for the chicken noodle soup that our neighbor brought to us when my wife was ill many years ago. It was made from her Jewish grandmother’s recipe and was more than soup. It was a healing potion of care. Our Alliance member agencies are…

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