Pittsburgh Area Lutheran Ministries

Lending a Hand to Pittsburgh Area Missions of the LCMS

aka PALM   |   PITTSBURGH, PA   |  www.palmpa.org

Mission

The mission of the Pittsburgh Area Lutheran Ministries (PALM) is to facilitate cooperation among the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod congregations in the Pittsburgh region and outer lying areas in supporting the mission work of the church. PALM is a Recognized Service Organization of the LCMS.

Ruling year info

2012

President

Rev. Dr. Douglas H Spittel

Main address

535 N NEVILLE ST

PITTSBURGH, PA 15213 USA

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EIN

65-1234532

NTEE code info

Protestant (X21)

Religion Related, Spiritual Development N.E.C. (X99)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (X12)

IRS filing requirement

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Our programs

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Holy Cross Evangelical-Lutheran Chapel

New Gospel-outreach mission start in the distressed/transitional neighborhood of Hazelwood in the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Focused on bringing hope, education, and spiritual and ethical development services to the neighborhood. The mission now worships and operates a food and clothing outreach at their newly acquired church building on Second Avenue.

Population(s) Served
Families
Economically disadvantaged people

Mission Congregation in North Central West Virginia.

Population(s) Served
Families
Christians

Itinerant Chaplain conducting Lutheran services at non-affiliated nursing homes in and around the City of Pittsburgh.

Population(s) Served
Seniors
Christians

Where we work

Financials

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Pittsburgh Area Lutheran Ministries

Board of directors
as of 02/05/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Rev. Dr. Douglas Spittel

First Trinity Evangelical-Lutheran Church

Term: 2019 - 2025

Justin Spittel

Hitachi Rail

David McElroy

Barnett Davis, Inc.

Brian Westgate

Redeemer Lutheran Church and School

Robert McCanless

Concordia Lutheran Church

Rick Crain

Carnegie Mellon University

Jacob Deal

SS. Peter and Paul Lutheran Church

Kristi Price

UPMC

Timothy Panzigrau

PennDOT

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Not applicable
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Not applicable
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

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