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Author Archives: Lutheran Elementary School Assoc.

27 May
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Cooking for Kids Livestream Event Raises $275,000 for Lutheran Schools, Scholarships

Watch it Now: 2021 Cooking for Kids Livestream Event & Auction The St. Louis-based Lutheran Elementary School Association raised a record $275,000 for Lutheran schools in St. Louis and southern Illinois thanks to an extraordinary matching gift and the success of its ...

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29 Mar
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Planned Giving: Easter and the Gift of Eternal Life

Why do I need an estate plan?  Even as we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus this Easter Season we also know that His victory is so sweet because it gives eternal life even as our present lives here on earth are ...

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28 Mar
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Café Napoli to Headline Virtual Cooking for Kids to Benefit Lutheran Schools

Café Napoli owner Tony Pietoso is cooking things up in the kitchen to support Lutheran schools and the educators who changed his life. Pietoso, an alumnus of Lutheran North and co-founder of the Napoli family of restaurants, will headline the St. Louis-based Lutheran Elementary School Association’s 2021 Cooking for Kids Virtual ...

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28 Mar
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Zion-Belleville Student is LESA’s 2021 Lutheran Student Christian Leader

Anna Spelbring – who started a charity baking project to help a child in El Salvador – will be honored April 17 during Cooking for Kids’ live online tribute event to support Lutheran education. Anna Spelbring, an eighth-grader at Zion ...

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04 Feb
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Photo Gallery: National Lutheran Schools Week 2021

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04 Feb
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LESA Blessed with $409,000 Estate Gift to Support Scholarships

Sue Nahmensen, CEO of LESA, and Marilyn Brickler, Chair – LESA Board of Directors, accepting Jacqueline’s generous gift from Teresa Nelson, Gift Planning Counselor – St. Louis Region, the LCMS Foundation. Friend of a Friend: The Power of Faith, Words ...

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21 Jan
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Winter-Spring 2021 – Open Houses & Tour Dates

  It’s enrollment season for our 35-member Lutheran Schools! Many of our schools are hosting Open Houses this winter and spring, and all of our schools offer personal tours by appointment – at your convenience. If you’re looking for an ...

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21 Jan
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St. Louis Area Lutheran Schools to Celebrate “National Lutheran Schools Week” with Service Projects, Tours and Special Events

(ST. LOUIS, Mo) January 21, 2021 – Eight-thousand students at 35 Lutheran schools in the St. Louis area will celebrate National Lutheran Schools Week, January 24-30, 2021. The schools, members of the St. Louis-based Lutheran Elementary School Association, will mark ...

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20 Jan
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LESA Awards Record $505,000 in Scholarships for 2020-21 School Year 

Donations from supporters, online auction will help fund a 49 percent increase in scholarship applications due to COVID-19 Note: This news release is being re-posted following an original posting date of 6/9/20. (ST. LOUIS, MO) June 9, 2020 – The St. Louis-based Lutheran Elementary ...

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19 Jan
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The Missouri District Voice: Spring Semester in our Schools

In This Issue: Spring Semester in our Schools While COVID-19 has seemed to slow or delay progress for many areas of life, St. Paul’s Lutheran School in Des Peres actually saw a great increase in student enrollment, a growth which ...

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