Major Gifts Officer - ULS Regional Gift Planner - ELCA Foundation
Yvonne Jones Lembo partners with United Lutheran Seminary as a Major Gifts Officer and serves with the ELCA Foundation as a Regional Gift Planner. With more than 15 years of experience in non-profit development, Yvonnes gift planning expertise has helped families, congregations and ELCA organizations in Eastern Pennsylvania New Jersey, New York and New England reach their stewardship, mission and legacy goals. Yvonne regards her work as an expression of Gods ministry call for her life and an outgrowth of more than 35 years of ministry and professional experience in the United States and abroad. She earned Bachelors and Masters degrees from Harvard University (1985) and received the Master of Divinity with honors from the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia (LTSP) in 2013. Yvonne has been part of the ELCA since 2006 and served at St. Marks Lutheran Church in Philadelphia prior to serving with LTSP’s Development Office from 2009 – 2014. Connecting to her ecumenical ministry roots, since 2011, Yvonne has served with the Executive Staff of Catalyst for Change Church, a nondenominational urban congregation reaching out to young singles and families. Outside of work, Yvonne enjoys music, walking and biking on nature trails, cooking and foodie adventures, and long drives on the open road, especially to visit her brothers family in Quebec.
7301 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19119