Dear Friends: It is finally time to look toward the new life of spring! When this season arrives, the chill of winter fades away and the once distant memories of warm weather, oceans and vacations are now on the horizon—the light has begun to emerge from the darkness. And although these glorious spring events are more »
A Joint Effort of Lutheran Friends of the Deaf and Life in Christ Lutheran Church How does the church reach the Deaf community with the Gospel? In an effort to answer this question Lutheran Friends of the Deaf constantly strives to push the limits of Deaf mission work. We created conferences to train Church interpreters more »
Today, Lutheran Friends of the Deaf welcomed Bishop Derek Lecakes, President of the AD-LCMS, to preside over chapel service in the recently re-dedicated John of Beverley Chapel of Mill Neck Manor. Following the sermon, attendees witnessed the installation of Deaconess Phyllis Yee as a member of the LFD team.
By Rev. Thomas Dunseth, Director of Deaf Ministry for Lutheran Friends of the Deaf When the angels went away from them into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, “Let us go over to Bethlehem and see this thing that has happened, which the Lord has made known to us.”16 And they went with haste and found more »
Last week, the Lutheran Friends of the Deaf (the founding organization of the Mill Neck Family of Organizations) welcomed friends, family, staff, alumni, board members and members of the Atlantic District – LCMS for the Blessing and Rededication of the Chapel, Paraments and Furnishings of The John of Beverley Chapel in Mill Neck Manor House. Scroll more »
At Pentecost the Gospel was proclaimed and “each one was hearing them speak in his own language” (Acts 2:6b ESV). The Gentiles not only marveled at the mighty works of God, but they marveled that it was spoken in their language—that surely God’s Good News was meant for them too! “[W]e hear them telling in more »
Photos from the original Festival Service of Dedication of the John of Beverley Chapel in Mill Neck Manor held on September 14, 1958. Join us this Tuesday, November 10th at noon for the Rededication of the Chapel.
Through the ages, Almighty God has moved his people to build houses of prayer and praise, and to set apart places for the ministry of his holy Word and Sacraments. With gratitude for the renovating and adorning of the John of Beverly Chapel we will soon gather to dedicate and consecrate it in God’s Name. more »
“Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely.” Hebrews 12:1 Every year people celebrate something called Halloween. Halloween is two words combined, hallows evening. Hallow means holy. This is an old church holy day that celebrates the Holy more »
The Mill Neck Family of Organizations cordially invites you to The John of Beverley Chapel in the Mill Neck Manor House 40 Frost Mill Road, Mill Neck, NY 11765 for a blessing and Rededication of the Chapel, Paraments and Furnishings Tuesday, November 10 at 12 p.m. Lunch and reception in honor of Rev. Tyler Walworth more »
As we approach the upcoming Rededication of the John of Beverley Chapel in the Mill Neck Manor House, Deaconess Tiffany Manor takes measurements for the new paraments and furnishings. Deaconess Manor’s daughter Grace took a moment to test the organ. We opened one of the vaults in the Manor House to asses the state of more »
On Wednesday, March 11 President and CEO of The Mill Neck Family of Organizations Mike Killian, along with his wife Susan Killian, the Director of Deaf Ministry Rev. Thomas Dunseth, Deaconess Tiffany Manor and long-time Mill Neck Family staff member Georgia Jackson, visited A Service of Evening Prayer for the Circuit Six Gathering of the Atlantic District more »
This past week, Mill Neck’s Director of Deaf Ministry Rev. Thomas Dunseth and Deaconess Tiffany Manor, along with President Michael Killian and his wife Susan, visited Life in Christ Lutheran Church in Peoria, Arizona for their Deaf Ministry Week program. Here they led workshops about Deaf culture, the history of services at Mill Neck Manor, and developed best practices for serving more »
Check out Rudy Auslander (left), Chairman of the Mill Neck Manor Board of Trustees and Mike Killian, President and CEO of the Mill Neck Family of Organizations, at the KFUO radio station in St. Louis. These two were guests on the “Faith ‘n’ Family” broadcast and were interviewed by host Andy Bates. Auslander and Killian more »
Featured Books! Bible Story Books for Children in ASL These colorful books use a combination of written language, artwork and illustrated sign language to aid hearing and Deaf children grow in grace and in the knowledge of Jesus Christ. Each book features activities for children and vibrant illustrations. Jesus Heals the Deaf Man and Noah and the more »