JUDY'S CALLING

Judy Budi next to stained glass window
Graceworks CEO Judy Budi portrait

Judy’s Calling – November 2019

November officially ushers in the season of Thanksgiving. At Graceworks, we have many blessings to count. Looking back, 2019 was very good for our organization. We embraced change, celebrated new beginnings and welcomed many new residents and employees. We were recognized as the large nonprofit of the year by the City of Centerville. Later this […]

Judy’s Calling – October 2019

October is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month at Bethany Village. The Dayton-area Walk to End Alzheimer’s is set for Saturday, October 5 at Fifth Third Field. Bethany’s participation in the walk is symbolic and helps us show support in the fight against the deadly disease. Our participation acknowledges our residents who have Alzheimer’s disease and other forms […]

Judy’s Calling – September 2019

I have always been struck by the wonderfully caring people that come to Graceworks to grow and succeed in their careers. It makes total sense to me that Graceworks would attract such special people because this is an exceptional organization! We are a place for energetic people to receive hands-on training, continue their education through […]

Judy’s Calling – August 2019

Technology can be a very powerful and efficient tool in this fast-moving world. But, for me, what is still the most marvelous wonder of our world is the power and impact of people.  I have seen many times over the years, the incredibly positive influence human interactions have on our health and well-being.  Particularly among […]

Judy’s Calling – July 2019

It seems these past few months since I stepped into the CEO role of this wonderful organization have flown by. I find each day brings fresh opportunities to build upon the Graceworks Lutheran Services legacy. When I look around at our compassionate staff dedicated to the values of faith, family and hard work, I am […]

Graceworks Spring Appeal

Graceworks Lutheran Services helps people experience dignity and wholeness by delivering Faithful Caring to some of the most vulnerable members of our community. In early March, I became President and CEO of Graceworks. I am humbled at the opportunity to lead so many wonderful employees in our ministry of caring. Each day, they improve the […]

Leadership With Integrity

On March 3, 2019, Judy A. Budi officially became the eighth CEO of Graceworks Lutheran Services. After 20+ years with the organization in a wide range of capacities, Judy is well able to lead us forward as the future of healthcare and the workforce continues to evolve. Since 1926, the Graceworks vision of faithful caring […]

Judy Budi Prepared Remarks to Congregation at ‘Celebration of New Beginnings’

The text below was altered for live delivery. I want to thank you for giving your time on a Sunday afternoon to attend today’s celebration. And most of all, for your support of Graceworks in the past, and your continued support in the future.    I want recognize Jeff Teeters, Board Chair and the Board […]