Tag Archives - Disaster Response

LCMS reaches out after ‘devastating’ tornadoes

The week of June 16 is devastating for two LCMS churches and more than two dozen LCMS members in Nebraska and South Dakota after deadly tornadoes tear through their communities and lives.

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Photos, video, audio describe Nebraska tornado aftermath

Dual tornadoes pummeled Pilger, Neb., on June 16, 2014, killing one person there, injuring more than two dozen, destroying 40-50 homes, and crushing St. John Lutheran Church and its parsonage. Several LCMS members lost their homes in the storm. The LCMS made an initial $100,000 available to the LCMS Nebraska District to help in the aftermath of the storm.

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Nebraska church ‘gone’ after dual tornadoes

The June 16 tornadoes pummel Pilger, Neb., killing one person there, injuring more than two dozen, destroying 40-50 homes and crushing St. John Lutheran Church.

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Double disasters open doors for Gospel in Chile

Faced with wildfires and an earthquake less than two weeks apart, the Confessional Lutheran Church of Chile is undeterred in responding to those who need help.

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Lutherans share stories of survival amid tornadoes

A week after being baptized and confirmed, an LCMS family in Mayflower, Ark., rides out an EF4 tornado in a closet.

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Violent storms affect LCMS members, pastor, churches

The violent storm system sweeping through the central, southern and eastern United States April 27-May 1 causes damages or destruction for LCMS members, a pastor and at least five congregations.

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The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. Content is prepared by LCMS Communications.