Calling all LVC Alumni – Lutheran Volunteer Corps will soon celebrate 40 Years of Service! In 1979, 17 volunteers inaugurated the LVC program. During that first year, the framework for LVC was developed, which has continued since. LVC has become “a year of service, a lifetime of commitment,” and is based on Micah’s biblical question: “And what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?” (Micah 6:9). Since then, over 2700 volunteers have served in various non-profit service organizations, churches, and other social justice organizations. As we look to the future of LVCRead More →

Are you looking for new ways to give to LVC? LVC Alum ’10-’11 Anna Ernst thought of LVC as she planned her ordination service in September. Anna has been called to serve as Associate Pastor of Youth and Outreach at Epiphany Evangelical Lutheran Church in Elmhurst, IL and decided to share some of the offerings at her ordination service with LVC. When we asked why Anna decided to give to LVC, she wrote: “As an LVC Volunteer, I served as a Community Outreach Associate in two Lutheran congregations in Omaha, NE.  My grandfather was a pastor and I grew up being very active in church,Read More →