Wellspring Lutheran Services News

Wellspring to break ground on $7.5 million expansion in Saginaw

FLINT, MICH., MAY 31, 2016 — Screen Shot 2016-05-31 at 2.54.32 PMSenior living in Saginaw is about to get a significant facelift when Wellspring's Senior Living Campus begins construction on a large-scale renovation project in June. The $7.5 million project is designed to enhance the lifestyle and experience of our residents and families, expand our care and service capabilities, provide a work environment that helps employees grow and thrive, and strengthen our position as a leader in senior programming.


Wellspring recruiting foster parents in Traverse City

Each day in Michigan, 58 new children enter the foster care system. Each one is in need of a nurturing and safe home. That's why Wellspring Lutheran Services is asking adults to "answer that little voice that's calling you." The nonprofit organization is now recruiting foster parents in and around the Traverse City area.


Gehm sworn in as chair for LeadingAge, a national association for aging services

FRANKENMUTH, MICH., October 28, 2013
Gehm-LeadingAge13-swearing-inToday was a historic day for Wellspring Lutheran Services, as president and CEO David Gehm was sworn in as chair of LeadingAge at its national conference in Dallas. In January 2012, Gehm began a 6-year leadership commitment with the Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit association, first with a 2-year appointment as chair-elect. He will serve as chair for two years, and will serve as immediate past chair from 2016-18.


A letter to the editor of the Monroe News

This letter was written by Mary Au about the rehab therapy services available at Wellspring Lutheran Services in Monroe. The letter originally appeared in the Monroe News in October 2014.


Wellspring Lutheran Services to change the face of human care services in Michigan as two nonprofits come together

FRANKENMUTH, MICH., October 1, 2013
Today marks a historic day for Lutheran Homes of Michigan and Lutheran Child & Family Service of Michigan as the two organizations officially join together in mission and purpose under a new name, Wellspring Lutheran Services.

"Our new name is symbolic of our commitment to changing lives, strengthening families and transforming communities," says David Gehm, president and CEO. "We want to pour into the lives of the people we serve — individuals, communities, congregations and more — so they emerge stronger than ever, with a renewed sense of hope and purpose."