Ellen Koester, CEO

Janet Arning,
Program Director

Pastor Esther Ngomuo, Welcoming Communities

Board of Directors

Marc Bussone

Haley Sulser
Vice Chair

Beth Smith

Rand Smith Treasurer

Judy Achieng

Rev. Lewis Groce

Carol Hawkins

Lisa Kafader

Judy Melin

Rev. Ben Moravitz
Asst. to the Bishop

Ellen Koester

Janet Arning
Program Director


Give An Immediate Gift

Help those in need by supporting the ministry of Lutheran Services in Tennessee. You may give in any of the following ways. If you would like to give now, please click on the Donate button, which will take you to a secure donations page.  

If you prefer, you can mail a check to:

Lutheran Services in TN
PO Box 60597
Nashville TN 37206

You can also make 'In Kind' contributions. Please contact our office at 615-331-3453.

Your gift, of any size, is appreciated and will be faithfully used to benefit those served.

Lutheran Services in Tennessee is a non-profit social service agency. Under the IRS code, LST is recognized as a 501(c)(3) as an affiliated institution of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

  Additional Ways to Help Lutheran Services in Tennessee

                           Kroger Community Rewards Program
Kroger shoppers can link your Kroger card to the NPO number 88938. Sign up at www.krogercommunityrewards.com. Every time you shop, you will be enriching the lives of others.


Thrivent Financial for Lutherans has a charitable grant program and benefit of membership called Thrivent ChoiceSM. Choice DollarsSM can be designated to Lutheran Services in TN, Inc. as your CHOICE! (Thrivent Financial member eligibility will be based on fraternal benefit society product ownership and Thrivent Financial volunteer leadership, and helping direct Choice Dollars will be subject to the Terms and Conditions of the Thrivent ChoiceSM program.)

Lutheran Services in Tennessee is grateful for your consideration when you make charitable giving plans. If you are a Thrivent Financial member who learns you will be eligible to direct Choice DollarsSM, we ask you to consider our organization as you help direct Thrivent Financial’s charitable funds.




Lutheran Services in Tennessee
PO Box 60597
Nashville TN 37206
Phone:  615-331-3453
Fax:  615-331-3454

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