In a gripping account, Pastor Mark Bersche of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Moore, relates how the massive tornado turned an ordinary Monday into a day he’ll never forget.
The grant from LCMS Disaster Response to the Synod’s Oklahoma District will be used to meet immediate tornado-relief needs.
A May 24 statement from the Rev. Bart Day says Synod leaders “will need some time to evaluate the decision and determine what it will mean for BSA troops in our LCMS congregations.”
LCMS National Housing Support Corp. (LHS) has been awarded a $55,000 tax credit allocation through the Missouri Housing Development Commission’s Affordable Housings Assistance Program (AHAP). The credits will be used to expand LHS’ affordable housing development efforts in the College Hill neighborhood of North St. Louis.
A statement by the Rev. Bart Day, Executive Director, Office of National Mission On Thursday, May 23, 2013, a vote changed history. The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) voted yesterday to end its 103-year ban on allowing gay Scouts in the organization. Prior to the vote, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) spoke against this proposed [...]
After the May 20, 2013, monstrous tornadoes, which devastated parts the Midwest and Moore, Okla., killing at least 24 people — many of them children — LCMS Disaster Response staff are requesting prayers and gifts to help with the Synod’s ongoing relief effort. See how the LCMS is responding by bearing witness to Christ and showing mercy to others.
- Moore, Okla., pastor relates tornado nightmare May 24, 2013
- Synod approves $100,000 grant for tornado needs May 24, 2013
- LCMS asks for patience, time following Boy Scouts vote May 24, 2013
- Lutheran Housing Support awarded $55,000 in tax credits May 24, 2013
- Boy Scouts of America: What the Policy Change Means May 24, 2013