Disaster Response

Women carry supplies on a road littered with debris caused by last fall’s Hurricane Matthew, in Port-Salut, Haiti. (LCMS/Erik M. Lunsford)

LCMS Disaster Response Conference set for Sept. 26-28

The conference will provide opportunities to learn from those who have experienced disaster around the world.

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A Lutheran Early Response Team from the LCMS Central Illinois District helps with cleanup efforts March 4 in Washburn, Ill. (John Steinwedel)

Lutherans help midwestern communities after late-winter tornadoes

Lutheran Early Response Teams join storm-recovery efforts in rural southeastern Missouri and central Illinois.

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Video: Mercy Begets Mercy

A year ago, their city was flooded. Now they are helping others when disaster strikes. See how LCMS congregations were moved to respond in love and mercy in the aftermath of the Perryville, Missouri, tornadoes.

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Video: LCMS Response to Midwest Tornadoes

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod is responding with spiritual and human care after tornadoes hit the communities of Perryville, Mo., Ottawa, Ill., and Washburn, Ill., on Tuesday, Feb. 28. In this March 3 video update, LCMS President Matthew Harrision and Rev. Michael Meyer detail the response efforts planned in those areas for Saturday, March 4, including […]

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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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KFUO Audio: Disaster relief update in Haiti after Hurricane Matthew

LCMS Disaster Response Director Rev. Ross Johnson gives an update about relief efforts after Hurricane Matthew stormed Haiti in October 2016.

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