Disaster Response

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KFUO Audio: LCMS Disaster Response’s Camp Courage resources

KFUO Radio’s Andy Bates hosted a discussion on May 17 about the LCMS Disaster Response campaign to raise funds for Camp Courage supplies. Rev. Ross Johnson, director, LCMS Disaster Response; Rev. Michael Meyer, manager, LCMS Disaster Response; Gail Pawlitz, educator and editor; and Leah S. Sieveking, LCMS Mission Advancement talk about the new Camp Courage […]

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KFUO Audio: St. Mark’s Lutheran responds to winter 2015 floods in Eureka, Mo.

During an interview on May 16 with KFUO Radio’s Andy Bates, the Rev. Bob Liebmann and Denise Kasten of St. Mark’s Lutheran in Eureka, Mo., talk about St. Mark’s response to Christmas week 2015 floods in the Eureka, Mo., area.

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Why Not Just Self Deploy Into a Disaster?

Have you ever been struck by images of disaster so much that you just wanted hop in your car and lend a helping hand? You may want to rethink that. Here are 3 reasons why Self-deploying might be more harmful than helpful!

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Donations make long-term flood recovery possible

Thanks to donations, LCMS Disaster Response is able to assist in recovery efforts and build its capacity to respond to future disasters.

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LWML grant helps provide disaster-response trailers

The 26 trailers will increase the capacity of LCMS districts and congregations to respond to disasters in their own communities.

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Disaster Response Conference in South America for Pastors and Seminarians

Last week LCMS Disaster Response and Luther Academy led a three day conference in South America for 76 Pastors and Seminarians on how to respond to disasters and minister to people hurting from a wide variety of tragedies.

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