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Camp Restore seeks volunteers for cleanup after NOLA tornado

Some 800 homes are in need of repair after an EF-3 tornado roars through New Orleans East Feb. 7.

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Many methods available for year-end gifts to Synod

Gifts can be made in a variety of ways — by mail, over the phone, in person or online — through Dec. 31.

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Jonathan Meyer, a candidate for ministry called as assistant pastor to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Edmond, Okla., attends an evening worship April 29, 2014, during "call day" at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. Funds from the LCMS National Offering will be used, in part, to strengthen the formation of future pastors and theological leaders for LCMS congregations.

First National Offering allocation offers ‘tremendous impact’

The gifts totaling $411,305.69 will be used to support “ministry priorities” including national and international mission work and the Synod’s two seminaries.

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Photo gallery: Hurricane Matthew strikes Haiti

View photos of the devastation in Haiti in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew by LCMS Communications Photojournalist Erik Lunsford, who traveled there with LCMS Disaster Response Director Ross Johnson Oct. 10-13, as the Synod looks to further aid to the hardest-hit areas of Haiti’s southern peninsula.

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Photo gallery: LCMS responds to flooding in Baton Rouge, La.

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

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Donations make long-term flood recovery possible

Thanks to donations, LCMS Disaster Response is able to assist in recovery efforts and build its capacity to respond to future disasters.

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