Programs that improve access to health care, address health issues, or improve public health, and sanitation


Gennesaret Free Health Clinic

Provides comprehensive services that include, medical, dental, early detection for breast and cervical cancer, vision care, and respite care for homeless men and women. Services are provided at a variety of times and places that are accessible for our patients.


Lutheran World Relief

Lutheran World Relief is a nonprofit organization that helps families in the world’s poorest communities build the resilience they need to thrive.


Global Health Ministries/Phebe Hospital

Global Health Ministries continues the holistic ministry of Jesus Christ by partnering with Lutheran efforts globally to enhance and sustain the health and well-being of the communities served


Health for Life Honduras

Honduran Lutheran Church leaders had a vision for a sustainable health project. Along with members of the North/West Lower Michigan Synod, Salud Para La Vida: Health for Life began in 2005. Through the mission of reconciliation and sharing of gifts, we are able to make a difference by personal involvement in health projects and through accompaniment with the Hondurians.

Accompaniment is a mutual relationship of listening and sharing talents and spiritual gifts while walking together in faith. Recognizing and embracing one another’s gifts is part of our shared journey as the love of God is revealed to us.



As a community of women created in the image of God, called to discipleship in Jesus Christ, and empowered by the Holy Spirit, we commit ourselves to grow in faith, affirm our gifts, support one another in our callings, engage in ministry and action, and promote healing and wholeness in the church, the society, and the world.