“I was sick and you visited Me.”
–Matthew 25:36

Pastoral Care, Compassion, Understanding & Love

Lutheran Ministry Services Northwest (LMSN) is a non-profit organization that provides pastoral and spiritual care to individuals and their families in Seattle area hospitals, nursing homes, and care centers.  LMSN also serves as the Coordinator for Prison Ministry for the Northwest District of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, and we are restarting our outreach to the King County Jail. 

Serving God in Partnership with You.

Click here to learn about a matching fund opportunity for 2019.

This campaign is helping us as we step out in faith. As of October 1’st we have added a new prison / jail ministry chaplain to our staff. This campaign will help us as we expand our outreach.

The mission of LMSN is to bring spiritual care and the healing touch of Christ's love to those we serve.

LMSN is guided by the words of Jesus in Matthew 25:36: “I was naked and you clothed Me; I was sick and you visited Me; I was in prison and you came to Me."

LMSN’s chaplains serve as a pastoral extension for all Lutheran congregations in the Pacific Northwest and visit all Lutherans who find themselves away from their regular spiritual support.

Through a partnership of chaplains and volunteers, LMSN serves as an enlightened and caring community that is willing to address the issues raised by those in need of pastoral and spiritual care. LMSN brings compassion, love, and understanding to individuals and their families facing catastrophic situations in their lives.

LMSN is a recognized social ministry organization of the LCMS and ELCA and is a member of Lutheran Services in America.

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Our Hospital Ministry provides spiritual care to patients who are undergoing treatment within hospitals and medical centers. We share God's compassion and grace with those in trying circumstances.


Care Centers

Our Care Center Ministry gives those within nursing homes and care centers the reminder that they are not alone and are within the embrace of God's grace and are part of God's family.

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How You Can Help

Our work depends on the partnership and generosity of individuals, congregations, businesses, and organizations who help our nonprofit through their financial support and volunteer service.  There are many ways you can become a partner in the works of LMSN.

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