california-nevada-hawaii district

Prayer petition for those affected by California wildfires

LCMS Worship provides “A Petition for the California Wildfires” for congregations to use in worship services this weekend to pray for those affected by the California wildfires.

LCMS church lost to fast-moving California wildfire

The fast-moving “Camp Fire” in Northern California has engulfed some 90,000 acres, causing at least nine confirmed fatalities and the destruction of 6,713 structures in the approximately 27,000-resident town of Paradise.

As California burns, Lutherans care

As wildfires rage across California, local LCMS pastors, congregations and members have found opportunities to care for one another and their communities, while sharing the Gospel of Christ.

Hawaii volcano continues to erupt and disrupt lives

Christ Lutheran Church in Hilo, Hawaii, has been working to help those affected by the eruption of the Kilauea volcano.

Lange elected to first term as California-Nevada-Hawaii president

The Rev. Michael R. Lange of Brentwood, Calif., was elected on the third ballot to his first term as president of the LCMS California-Nevada-Hawaii District during the district’s 71st convention, May 11–12 in Sacramento, Calif.

Synod, partners continue to offer helping hand in wake of five disasters

Lutherans are bringing help to the hurting — both physical and spiritual — in the wake of three devastating hurricanes, a major earthquake and menacing wildfires.

Families with LCMS ties suffer wildfire damages

No members of LCMS congregations died, and no LCMS churches were damaged, but almost 50 LCMS families lost their homes in the fires.

Oct. 29 church bulletin insert, flier for disaster relief efforts

As of Oct. 19, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s California-Nevada-Hawaii District reports several members have lost homes to California wildfires.

Oct. 22 church bulletin insert, flier for Disaster Response aid

The LCMS encourages congregations to use the following church bulletin insert and flier to inform members how they can join relief efforts in Puerto Rico, California, and beyond.

LCMS update: Cali fires, Baton Rouge flood recovery

Louisiana floods and California’s wildfires put Synod congregations, districts and LCMS Disaster Response to the test. See victims, volunteers and responders discuss the latest recovery efforts.

Help flood, fire victims – Pray. Give. Volunteer.

LCMS Disaster Response is working with district and local congregations in Louisiana and California to provide grants, aid and spiritual care to disaster victims and responders. You can help. Pray. Give. Volunteer.

Louisiana flood, California fires challenge responders, congregations

Affected congregations, districts and LCMS Disaster Response provide short-term relief while planning for long-term recovery efforts.

Rubke led Concordia University Texas in 1960s

A memorial service is set for Aug. 9 at St. Luke Lutheran Church in Santa Rosa, Calif., for the Rev. Dr. Walter C. Rubke, who died July 7.

KFUO Audio: Interview recap of March for Life, Walk for Life West Coast

KFUO Radio host Andy Bates talks with Katie Schuermann, Tracy Quaethem, Peter Slayton and Rev. Marcus Zill to discuss the recent March for Life in Washington, D.C., and the Walk for Life West Coast event in San Francisco.

Educators Help Students Overcome Life & Learning Hurdles

Whether it’s helping children cope with the demands of urban living or helping others rise above challenges they face in learning, Lutheran educators across the nation are there to help.

CNH delegates elect Newton to fifth term

The California-Nevada-Hawaii District re-elects the Rev. Dr. Robert Newton to his fifth term as president.