Concordia Retirement Community Initiates Chaplaincy Program, Names Larry Murphy to New Role

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BELLA VISTA, Ark. (January 8, 2018) – Concordia Retirement Community has initiated a chaplaincy program serving residents and team members, and Larry Murphy has been appointed Concordia’s facility chaplain. 

 

In this position, Murphy visits the facility multiple times a week and organizes weekly services for various denominations. Additionally, he is always available for ministerial needs and counseling to residents, team members and family members.

Murphy currently serves as the lead pastor at Osage Mills Baptist Fellowship in Bentonville, Ark.

 

“We believe that this position is a wonderful opportunity to invest in our residents’ spiritual journey. We are excited to benefit from Larry’s many years of experience as he ministers to our Concordia family,” Steve Dean, executive director of Concordia Retirement, said. 

 

“I love being a part of the Concordia team and enjoy serving the residents in any way that I can. I am very passionate and committed to providing meaningful, spiritual care for the residents, family members and team members of this community,” Murphy said.

About Concordia Retirement Center

Situated on 26 beautiful acres at 1 Concordia Drive, Concordia Retirement Center is a premier senior living community in Bella Vista, Ark., that offers independent living and assisted living services in a safe, attentive, homelike atmosphere. The facility, which is located in the beautiful Ozarks of Northwest Arkansas, is committed to serving the greatest generation with honor, respect, faith and integrity. More information is available at concordiaretirement.com or by calling (479) 855-3714.

Concordia Retirement Center is part of a family of senior living communities throughout the Southeast owned and/or operated by Legacy Senior Living, of Cleveland, Tenn. Legacy Senior Living specializes in offering independent living, assisted living, and Alzheimer’s care services. It was founded in 2002 by Barry Ray and Bryan Cook, senior living industry veterans. More information is available at legacysl.net.

We believe that this position is a wonderful opportunity to invest in our residents’ spiritual journey. We are excited to benefit from Larry’s many years of experience as he ministers to our Concordia family.

Steve Dean, executive director of Concordia Retirement
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    Office: (423) 478-8071
    Email: cclevenger@legacysl.net

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About Concordia Retirement Center - Bella Vista, AR

Situated on 26 beautiful acres at 1 Concordia Drive, Concordia of Bella Vista is a premier senior living community in Bella Vista, Ark., that offers independent living and assisted living services in a safe, attentive, homelike atmosphere. The facility, which is located in the beautiful Ozarks of Northwest Arkansas, is committed to serving the greatest generation with honor, respect, faith and integrity. More information is available at concordiaretirement.com or by calling (479) 855-3714.

Concordia of Bella Vista is part of a family of senior living communities throughout the Southeast owned and/or operated by Legacy Senior Living, of Cleveland, Tenn. Legacy Senior Living specializes in offering independent living, assisted living, and Alzheimer’s care services. More information is available at legacysl.net.

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