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Lutheran school students among Las Vegas shooting victims

Twin sisters Natalia and Gianna Baca, seniors at Faith Lutheran High School in Las Vegas, are injured but recovering.

Love in action: disaster donations are helping

Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF) is also providing aid through its Kaleidoscope Fund.

Synod prepares response to devastated Puerto Rico

With limited information from Lutherans there, an LCMS assessment team plans to leave for the island Oct. 5.

BOD votes to increase disaster-fund impact

Also in its regular meeting, the Board considered ways to increase effectiveness, received reports and took routine actions.

LCMS Stewardship releases free Bible study

The eight-session study focuses on both financial and other kinds of stewardship.

‘Viral’ photo has Synod connection

The photo of the African-American deputy carrying two white children across floodwaters has been shared widely as a symbol of racial harmony.

NLSA accredits 102 schools, recognizes five as ‘Schools of Distinction’

The accreditation process requires lengthy evaluation and self-study.

Seminaries sponsor campus visit days

The visits offer a look at seminary life in St. Louis and Fort Wayne, Ind.

Disaster: what to know before you give or go

It is important to make sure we help, not hinder, the relief effort.

Texas disaster relief involves teamwork, partnerships, kindness

Disaster-response planning continues among LCMS Disaster Response, LCMS Texas District responders and partner organizations as Hurricane Harvey relief operations switch gears toward long-term recovery.

‘Texas Strong’: Service to neighbor

Amid loss and devastation, the people of Texas serve each other as LCMS congregations like Trinity Klein lead the way.

Backpack giveaway highlights CPH community event

Concordia Publishing House’s annual “Operation F.U.N.” also provides school supplies, books and a picnic lunch.

LCEF, Thrivent announce funds for Harvey relief

Lutheran Church Extension Fund is providing $350,000, and Thrivent Financial will match donations up to a total of $3 million.

As residents return home, pastors provide care in Harvey’s wake

Residents in hard-hit areas need basic supplies like food and water and help with cleanup, “but most of all, they need to hear that God is with them.”

Lutherans helping neighbors in Katy, Texas

Members of Memorial Lutheran Church go door to door, reaching out “to help anyone who has needs.”

LCMS Disaster Response assessment team heads to Texas

Their goal is to share the Gospel while helping in whatever way possible.