OUR PEOPLE

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At Graceworks, our people make the difference. Enjoy these articles about our staff, residents, and volunteers that help us fulfill our mission of Faithful Caring for people in challenging and changing circumstances.

Graceworks Housing Services: Messiah Community Service Coordinator Receives 2019 LifeCare Alliance Award

Lisa Ebert, Service Coordinator of Messiah Community, located in Urbana, Ohio, was recently awarded the Champaign County Dining Center Spirit Award from community partner LifeCare Alliance. Messiah Community hosts a congregate lunch site every Tuesday. This lunch offers the residents a choice of a hot or cold meal each week, with juice or milk and […]

Bethany Village Employee To Run 2019 Boston Marathon

For distance runners, there is no race more important than the Boston Marathon. Known simply as “Boston,” the race is the oldest annual marathon in the world. The event is always held the third Monday of April. For many non-elite runners, qualifying for Boston is a life-changing, bucket list item. Many train for years before […]

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 […]

2019 Torchbearer Celebration – Enhanced Living

Thank you to all our Enhanced Living Torchbearers. You demonstrate Faithful Caring through gentle teaching every day!

2019 Graceworks Lutheran Services Torchbearer Luncheon

The Torchbearer award recognizes employees with five to nine consecutive years of service with Graceworks Lutheran Services. We are thankful for our employees and their commitment to Faithful Caring.

Photo Gallery: Leadership Transition Service

On Sunday, March 3, 2019, Graceworks held a Leadership Transition Service to welcome Judy A. Budi to her role as President & Chief Executive Officer. Willis O. Serr II officially retired from his post as President & Chief Executive Officer. Click to learn more about Bill, Judy and the transition.

Faithful Leadership

On Sunday, March 3, Graceworks formally thanked Willis O. Serr II for his longtime service to the organization. Bill faithfully served Graceworks for over 30 years, with many of those in the role of President and CEO. Bill has earned a happy retirement filled with Ohio State Football games and travel with his wife and […]

Graceworks Lutheran Services Announces Judy A. Budi As New President & CEO

Centerville, Ohio (January 15, 2019) – Graceworks Lutheran Services, a large nonprofit organization based in Centerville, Ohio is pleased to announce Judy A. Budi will be its new President & Chief Executive Officer effective March 2, 2019. Budi replaces current CEO Willis O. Serr II who will retire after 30 years of service on March […]