Our mission at Grace Lutheran Communities is to respond to the spiritual, physical, and social needs of people in order to enhance human dignity and growth by providing high quality Christian-based service.
Since 1960 Grace Lutheran Communities has been caring for Chippewa Valley friends, neighbors, and families with high quality, faith-based services that respond to a wide variety of spiritual, physical and social needs.
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Prairie Pointe Short-term Rehab Suites and River Pines Long-term Concierge care offer the best possible care in a residential environment.
Independent seniors know us from the comfort, confidence, and security they enjoy as residents of our two apartment communities: Grace Barstow Apartments and Grace Parkside Apartments.
Seniors who appreciate an extra helping hand know us through the abiding kindness,
Aging adults and adults with physical, cognitive or developmental disabilities know us to be trusted caregivers providing a safe, stimulating environment through our innovative and nationally awarded Grace Adult Day Services programs in Chippewa Falls and Altoona.
School-age children know the smiles, fun, and excitement we share at our summer camps and before- and after-school childcare programs. Parents, too, recognize the flexibility, dependability, and value our Grace School-Age Childcare offers.
In 1959, Grace Lutheran Church received a legacy from the M.B. (Barney) and Myrtle Syverson Estate in the amount of $360,000. In order to use this gift in the most effective and beneficial way, church leaders incorporated the Grace Lutheran Foundation as a non-profit organization. The Foundation’s original mission was to assist seniors with healthcare, housing and other services that would help them maintain independent living.
From the vision and generosity of our original benefactors, Barney and Myrtle Syverson, Grace Lutheran Foundation has grown to touch the lives of more than 500 individuals every day as the area’s only faith-based, not-for-profit healthcare organization providing these services.
Unwavering in our mission “…to enhance human dignity and growth…” we continue to compassionately care for those who cannot care for themselves, relying on the dedication of our staff, the trust of our clients, and the grace of God to extend dignity and respect to all regardless of age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, or disability.Grace Lutheran Foundation Board of Directors 2015-2017
Back Row: B.J. Farmer (Founding Member), Mitch Piper, Jan Adams, Gloria Mittlestadt, Cindy Bowe, Karen Homme, Karen Bullock, Pastor Dave Simpson, Roger Pomplun, David Hovland Seated: Tod Thorpe, Barb Eidahl, Warren Barberg (Founding Member) Not pictured: Paul Lokken
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