Disaster Response


Free devotional from LCMS Disaster Response

This devotional booklet is intended for anyone who is suffering from the brokenness of this world. Whether you have been affected by a natural disaster or other trauma, whether your life is extraordinary or you are struggling with normal stress, this is a devotional booklet for you.

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Free booklet from LCMS Disaster Response

Trusting in His Love – Even when we don’t understand what’s going on around us.

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LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison sits among members and visitors at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Pilger, Neb., during the morning service Aug. 28, which included the dedication of the church’s new sanctuary. Harrison preached during the afternoon service, which celebrated the church’s 101st anniversary. (LCMS/Frank Kohn)

Pilger sanctuary dedication, 101st anniversary — joy follows disaster

St. John’s Lutheran Church, disaster responders and Synod leaders reflect on tornado recovery and Christ’s mercy.

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The Rev. Steve Schave (left), director of LCMS Church Planting and Urban & Inner-City Mission for the Synod, and the Rev. Micah Glenn visit last spring in Ferguson, Mo. Glenn has sinse been ordained and installed to serve as a new LCMS national missionary in Ferguson. At its Sept. 8-9 meeting, the Synod’s Board for National Minission heard reports of all 18 ministries in the Office of National Mission, including the one that Schave leads. (LCMS/Erik M. Lunsford)

Gospel’s centrality key to BNM’s work in new triennium

Meeting in St. Louis Sept. 8-9, the Synod’s Board for National Mission hears reports on all 18 ministries of the LCMS Office of National Mission.

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Video: Baton Rouge Disaster Response Update

Generous gifts from people across the Synod allowed LCMS Disaster Response to assist congregations, districts and volunteer organizers in delivering Christ’s mercy to those most impacted by severe flooding in Baton Rouge in August 2016.

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KFUO Audio: Rev. Johnson discusses upcoming Disaster Response conference

The Rev. Ross Johnson, director of LCMS Disaster Response, and KFUO Radio’s Andy Bates talk about the 2016 National Disaster Response Conference, which is scheduled for Oct. 18-20 at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Ind.

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