Lutheran Family Services

  1. Each year in Colorado, thousands of kids are unable to live with their biological parents because of abuse or neglect. We need families who can provide temporary care until children reunify with their parent as well as families willing to adopt children and teens in foster care if they can’t return to their families. An informal Q & A session for foster care will be held on February 13 from 12:30-1:30pm and from 5:30-6:30pm at the LFS Denver Metro office (363 S. Harlan Street, Suite 105, Denver, 80226). Please register with Anne at anne.hamilton@lfsrm.orgor 303-217-5869. One-on-one meetings can also be arranged to work around your busy schedule.
  2. Silent auction item donations are needed for the 25th Annual Gala, LFS’ largest annual fundraiser, taking place on April 26! Can you or a group of friends donate a gift basket, gift certificate, or item to help raise funds for our human service programs? All ideas and items are welcome, and all contributions are tax deductible! For more information or to schedule a pick-up, contact Katie Scherr at katie.scherr@lfsrm.org.

Katie Scherr

Special Events and Community Relations Coordinator

720-541-6826

Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains

363 S. Harlan St #200, Denver, CO 80226

www.lfsrm.org

Life Line Screening

What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You!

  • If you are age 21-80 learn your risk for developing 6 different chronic diseases
  • $3 out of every $4 spent on healthcare is for treatment of chronic disease
  • Better lifestyle habits can help prevent 80% of heart disease and 90% of type 2 diabetes

The 6 for Life Health Assessment measures your risk of developing 6 chronic diseases, including heart disease, congestive heart failure, stroke, diabetes, COPD and lung cancer.  A customized report will determine which risk factors contribute most to your disease risk and are within your control to change.  Finger-stick blood tests along with biometric measurements are included with this assessment. These are separate from our vascular screenings.

Peace Lutheran Church will be hosting a Life Line Screening preventive health event on Thursday, February 7, 2019.

Protect your health by registering today for the 6 for Life Health Assessment for $79. Call 1-888-653-6441 or visit www.lifelinescreening.com/communitycircle or text the word circle to 797979 to schedule your appointment.  Take control of your health, knowledge is empowering.

 Are you at Risk for Stroke, Heart Disease and Diabetes?

Did you know that a 10% decrease in cholesterol can reduce your risk for heart disease 30%?

  • Diabetes is the 5th leading cause of death in the US
  • Elevated CRP levels in the blood are indicators of risk for heart disease and high blood pressure
  • Stroke is the 4th leading cause of death

Life Line Screening offers finger-stick blood tests with results in 10 minutes. Protect your health by finding out your risk of diabetes and vascular disease by participating in the Life Line Screening that will be at Peace Lutheran Church on Thursday, February 7, 2019.

 Register for the lipid panel (HDL, LDL, total cholesterol and triglycerides), glucose and CRP blood tests for only $129. Call 1-888-653-6441 or visit www.lifelinescreening.com/communitycircle or text the word circle to 797979 to schedule your appointment. Ask about our other stroke and heart tests. Taking control of your health doesn’t have to be hard.

Do you know your TSH level?

Thyroid Disorders TSH can indicate an underactive thyroid

  • 20 million Americans have an underactive thyroid but half don’t know it
  • An underactive thyroid can cause an increased risk of heart disease and lead to an enlarged heart
  • Underactive thyroid is more common among men and women aged 60 and older

Life Line Screening offers a finger-stick blood test with results in less than 10 minutes. Protect your health by finding out your risk of an underactive thyroid by having a TSH screening.  Life Line Screening will be at Peace Lutheran Church on Thursday, February 7, 2019.

Call 1-888-653-6441 or visit www.lifelinescreening.com/communitycircle or text the word circle to 797979 to schedule your TSH screening for only $49.  Ask about our other stroke and heart tests.  Taking control of your health doesn’t have to be hard.

Attention all Men!

Do you know your risk for Prostate Cancer?

  • A Prostate Cancer PSA test is the most accurate method for the detection of prostate cancer
  • 1 in 6 men will get Prostate Cancer
  • PSA tests have been used for over 25 years

A simple PSA blood test could save your life.  Protect your health by finding out your risk of Prostate Cancer. Life Line Screening that will be at Peace Lutheran Church on Thursday, February 7, 2019.

Call 1-888-653-6441 or visit www.lifelinescreening.com/communitycircle or text the word circle to 797979 to schedule the PSA, test for only $49. Ask about our other stroke and heart tests. Taking control of your health doesn’t have to be hard.

Lutheran Family Services

1. Each year in Colorado, thousands of kids are unable to live with their biological parents because of abuse or neglect. We need families who can provide temporary care until children reunify with their parent as well as families willing to adopt children and teens in foster care if they can’t return to their families. An informal Q & A session for foster care will be held on January 9 from 12:30-1:30pm and from 5:30-6:30pm at the LFS Denver Metro office (363 S. Harlan Street, Suite 105, Denver, 80226). Please register with Anne atanne.hamilton@lfsrm.org or 303-217-5869. One-on-one meetings can also be arranged to work around your busy schedule.

2. The refugee program had a busy fall with increased refugee arrivals, and we hope to welcome even more refugees in the coming year, so we need your help! We are low on bedding (sheet sets, bed-sized blankets, comforters, and pillows) and cookware (pots and pans). Can you help give a warm welcome a new refugee family by donating new or gently used items? If so, contact Jaime at jaime.blanchard@lfsrm.org or 303-217-5181.

3. Silent auction item donations are needed for the 25th Annual Gala, LFS’ largest annual fundraiser! Individuals and groups are encouraged to put together a donation. Can you donate a gift basket, gift certificate, or item to help raise funds for our human service programs? All ideas and items are welcome! All contributions are tax deductible. For more information or to schedule a pick-up, contact Katie Scherr at katie.scherr@lfsrm.org.

Katie Scherr
Special Events and Community Relations Coordinator 720-541-6826
Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains
363 S. Harlan St #200, Denver, CO 80226
www.lfsrm.org

1.Each year in Colorado, thousands of kids are unable to live with their biological parents because of abuse or neglect.  We need families who can provide temporary care until children reunify with their parent as well as families willing to adopt children and teens in foster care if they can’t return to their families.  An informal Q & A session for foster care will be held on December 12 from 12:30-1:30pm and from 5:30-6:30pm at the LFS Denver Metro office (363 S. Harlan Street, Suite 105, Denver, 80226). Please register with Anne at anne.hamilton@lfsrm.org or 303-217-5869. One-on-one meetings can also be arranged to work around your busy schedule.

As always, please do let me know if you no longer wish to receive our monthly announcements or if there is an updated contact.  Thank you for your continued partnership!

Katie Scherr

Special Events and Community Relations Coordinator

Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains

363 S. Harlan, Suite 200

Denver, CO 80226-3552

Direct Line: 720-541-6826

Main Office: 303-922-3433

Fax: 303-922-7335

www.lfsrm.org

Lutheran Chorale

The Lutheran Chorale would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and an invitation to join us for our Christmas concert on Sunday, December 9, 2018. We will be starting with “Caroling for our Lord” at 1 pm in the lobby of Lutheran hospital, 8300 W 38th Avenue, Wheat Ridge. We will be gathering around the piano and singing many of our favorite carols and hymns.  Please join us in singing.

At 3 pm we will be moving to the Chapel of the Good Samaritan also on the Lutheran Hospital Campus, at the northeast corner of the hospital’s North Pavilion. “The Miracle of our Lord”, includes many new and old pieces which celebrate the birth of our Lord. Our next concert will be held at Ascension Lutheran Church, 1701 W. Caley Avenue, Littleton at 7:30 pm.

We do not sell tickets for our concerts but we will accept a free will donation. Please contact David Peterson, 303-210-9428, email us at TheLutheranChorale@comcast.net, or visit our website at thelutheranchorale.org