Who We Are

Our Mission

Guided by God's love and grace, Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota brings healing, help and hope.

Our Vision

Leading through innovation and partnership, Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota will strengthen lives and communities with our spirit of service.

  • Lutheran Social Services intends to be a leader in social services through innovation and partnership, fostering innovative thinking and entrepreneurial activity within the agency, seeking partners with similar missions and sustaining deeper relationships with faith communities of all denominations.

  • Lutheran Social Services intends to refocus its programs on strengthening individuals and communities, looking for synergies between the two.

  • Lutheran Social Services intends to model its mission as the social ministry of the church by putting faith into action, believing that people can grow and change through interaction with the agency and its programs.

Our Strategic Initiatives

  1. Building an organizational culture that develops and supports bold and creative leaders throughout the agency.

  2. Discovering new and better ways to serve people through program innovation, collaboration and technology.

  3. Developing and leveraging internal and external partnerships to provide expanded and enhanced services.

  4. Connecting people to one another and to resources to help them in their times of need.

  5. Engaging Lutheran congregations and other faith communities in active social ministry.

Together we can do more than any of us can do alone.

At Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota, we are driven by our mission to bring healing, help and hope to those in need.

Every day our dedicated staff and volunteers are guided by our vision and strategic initiatives to bring our mission to life as we work to provide the help people need, when and where they need it.

Whether we are serving children, teenagers, parents, grandparents or entire communities — our goal is that those we serve will be strengthened for life.

We invite you to learn more about the programs and services we offer and get involved in supporting the work we do and the people we serve.

Our Impact This Year

  • Volunteers


  • Affordable Housing Residents


  • Languages Interpreted


  • Senior Companionship Hours


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