Lutheran Church Extension Fund is providing $350,000, and Thrivent Financial will match donations up to a total of $3 million.
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.”
Members of Memorial Lutheran Church go door to door, reaching out “to help anyone who has needs.”
LCMS World Relief and Human Care, through its Disaster Response team, is working with The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Texas District to bring urgent relief and the hope of the Gospel to Texans whose lives have been shaken by Hurricane Harvey.
I am pleased to offer this brief but worthwhile Hurricane Harvey-related commentary by my esteemed predecessor as Director of LCMS Disaster Response, the Rev. Glenn F. Merritt, now retired in Arlington, Texas.
Lutheran congregations in the St. Louis area now have the opportunity to double their donations for Hurricane Harvey relief, thanks to a matching fund from the Foundation.
In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, LCMS Disaster Response has made a devotional booklet for those affected by disaster available as a free download.
The LCMS encourages congregations to use these church bulletin inserts and resources to inform members how they can support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod is working alongside the Texas District to provide physical and spiritual care and comfort to all victims.
An army of LCMS people — national and district, professional and lay, staff and volunteer — will be coming alongside our afflicted brothers and sisters in Christ in southeastern Texas.
*This is Part 1 of 7: A Basic Theology of Mercy Work* “Mercy Work,” as it will be defined herein (Christian care for those in need – in body, mind, or spirit), flows directly from God’s mercy to us. The…
The annual conference is set for Sept. 26-28 at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Ind.
LCMS Disaster Response and the Florida-Georgia District work together to provide respite, counseling and aftercare for pastors and their families following catastrophic events.