Spang Crest Grows Through the ‘70s

In the second half of the 1970s, Luthercare had a lot to celebrate in Lebanon with the groundbreaking, dedication, and expansion of Spang Crest. On September 15, 1975, the ground was broken for the construction of a new facility capable of housing up to 105 residents that providing guests with ample amenities and supportive services.... Click to read the full story

Luther Acres Residents Plan Strawberry Festival

Join us for a “berry sweet” time! The Luther Acres Residents’ Council will host its annual Strawberry Festival on Saturday, June 1, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Luther Acres, the Luthercare community at 600 East Main Street, Lititz. Enjoy fresh, local strawberries, shortcake, ice cream, and whipped cream for $7.00 each, and make... Click to read the full story

Growth Through the 1970s

After the dedication in 1966, Luther Acres—A Luthercare Community continued to grow with the opening of the Peacock wing in 1970. This addition was made possible with funds from community leader, industrialist, and benefactor Jacob S. Peacock; and allowed Luther Acres to care for an additional 29 people, for a total of 87 residents. Later, in... Click to read the full story

Friends of Spang Crest Planning Kauffman’s Chicken Barbeque Fundraiser  

The Friends of Spang Crest auxiliary group is planning a Chicken Barbeque with Kauffman’s Chicken BBQ on Friday, May 3, from 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. with curbside pickup at Spang Crest, 945 Duke Street, Lebanon. Cost is $11.00 for roasted half-chicken, baked potato, roll and applesauce.   For advance barbeque tickets, please contact Spang... Click to read the full story

Breaking New Ground in Lititz

In 1965 Luthercare broke new ground in Lititz with the arrival of Luther Acres—A Luthercare Community. With this addition, the organization would mark an expansion of services, and provide new opportunities to serve the needs of the greater community.   At it’s dedication on September 18th 1966, Luther Acres served 7 residents who had relocated... Click to read the full story

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Service of Remembrance Video

2021 Service of Remembrance video created by our Pastoral Care team.

Experiences Newsletters

Several times a year, Luthercare circulates its corporate newsletter, Experiences, which provides readers with a glimpse of the most important happenings at Luthercare, our senior living campuses and our child care centers.

In addition, Experiences also features any important upcoming events or news at Luthercare. Click below to read or download some of our most recent newsletters!

Philanthropy Newsletters & Updates

COVID-19 Pandemic Video –
The Effect of the Pandemic on Luther Acres Campus, Residents & Staff

As we moved forward in our journey through the pandemic, we felt it was important to share what we faced during the outbreak at Luther Acres Healthcare Center, the impact it has had, and where we go from here.

This is video dedicated to our Luthercare residents who went above and beyond in supporting our team members during the pandemic, and to the residents who have passed during this time. And, to our frontline team, our healthcare heroes who have selflessly served our residents during the coronavirus pandemic.

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