Annual Fund Raising Event

Gala 2019
October 24, 2019
Westbury Manor, NY

cocktails – dinner – entertainment – prizes – sociability

Silent Samaritan Awards


Ellen Farber, a Deacon and member of Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, Garden City. Ellen has been a volunteer and active donor at LCC for almost 20 years. Her service has included her membership on our Event Committee, assisting with mailings, and serving as a member on our 2012 Marketing Task Force. She believes in our mission and is always ready to help in whatever capacity she can. 


Steve Hocevar, CPA, has just completed his fourth and final term as a member of our Administrative Board. He is Managing Director with HSBC Securities in Manhattan. Steve is also on the board of the Northeast Region Thrivent Member Network. He and his wife Margaret, are both active volunteers and donors to several organizations including Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Seaford where they are members. The Hocevars have two adult daughters, both of whom are graduates of LuHi.



Congregation of the Year Award

St. Jacobi Lutheran Church in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, a congregation with ministries in English, Spanish and Chinese is LCC’s 2019 Association Congregation of the Year. St. Ja- cobi is a member of the SW Brooklyn Lutheran Council. Its parish administrator, Mrs. Lelia Johnson, is chair of the Council and has been instrumental in raising funding on behalf of the Council for LCC’s Paul Qualben site in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. Ever since its opening in 2012 , funds raised by the Council have enabled subsidies for those who are unable to fully pay for counseling . Rev. Dr. Gary Mills is the coverage pastor at St. Jacobi.


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