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Photo gallery: Nebraska church holds service one year after twin tornadoes

About 75 St. John Lutheran Church members and guests join the Rev. Terry Makelin, pastor of the church, for a Day of Supplication and Prayer service at St. John Lutheran Church on Tuesday, June 16, 2015, in Pilger, Neb. A year ago to the day, with the service almost to the hour, rare EF-4 twin […]

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Infographic: Serve with the LCMS

There are many opportunities to serve The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod at both the national and local levels.

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A year later, tornado-struck congregation helps others

Members of St. John Lutheran Church mark the one-year anniversary of the twin tornadoes that ravaged the community of Pilger, Neb.

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Church plans worship after devastating fire

The main building of Grace Lutheran Church, Vestal, N.Y., is declared a total loss after a May 18 storm-related fire.

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Photo gallery: Tornado destroys Zion Lutheran in Delmont, S.D.

An EF2 tornado ripped through Delmont, S.D., mid-morning on Sunday, May 10, and destroyed Zion Lutheran Church. The twister claimed no lives but injured nine people, including at least one Zion member who was hospitalized.

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Despite demolished church, ‘amazing gratitude’ after South Dakota twister

Zion Lutheran Church in Delmont, S.D., loses its roof to a devastating tornado May 10, but Sunday-school children and teachers at the church are unharmed.

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