Shae Agee, National Program and Partnerships Director You might see Shae Agee, on a Giving Tuesday livestream; hosting a regional recruitment Zoom chat for prospective volunteers; leading monthly program days with Volunteers and community facilitators; or reaching out to new Placements, speakers, or other partners. For almost two years, Shae has served as national program and partnerships director, renewing the LVC program experience and building the LVC community. Shae has lived and served in the Washington DC area for most of her adult life. She has been an athlete and a singer her entire life and continues to enjoy these activities. She loves animals andRead More →

Dear LVC Friends: More than any other September, all of us at LVC hope this message finds you safe and healthy.   With so much change in our lives, we have been appreciating our many blessings.  This September brings a new corps of LVC Volunteers, virtual everything, and updates to the LVC program we worked on all last year in response to suggestions from the LVC community and staff.  See a feedback summary and response below.   For the first Program Day in September, Volunteers conducted their own research about food security, and more specifically, how to plan, shop for, and share food on a small stipend while livingRead More →

Rev. Elizabeth Bier 2002-2004 Elizabeth is from Twin Cities, and currently lives in Greenwood, WI and serves at ONE in Christ Lutheran Parish. Q: What’s your LVC story?  A: I served as an LVC volunteer for two years during 2002-2004 in the Twin Cities. I lived in St. Paul at the Beth Shalom House my first year and then at the Winona House in Minneapolis my second year. I joined LVC because I wanted to put my Christian Lutheran faith into action through service in the U.S. I served at the MN Council of Churches – Refugee Services program (MCC). I was hired into aRead More →


Starting in September 2020, all Volunteers in LVC’s five cities participate together in Program Days, the first Friday of each month. Each month focuses on a different social justice topic; includes guest facilitators and Volunteer research/reflections; and culminates in use of anti-racism and faith lenses on the topic of the day. At least once a year, Program Day extends into a retreat. Following are the results of one LVC community’s retreat around Activism Through Art.Read More →