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Hurricane Sally response and recovery: A sprint becomes a marathon

Hurricane Sally made landfall on Sept. 16 as the second major storm to hit the LCMS Southern District in a matter of weeks.

Hurricane Sally brings further destruction to southern LCMS districts

Just weeks after Hurricane Laura hit the coast of Louisiana, Category 2 Hurricane Sally made landfall in Alabama, damaging LCMS churches and members’ homes.

Hurricane Michael affects churches, members in Florida

The Category 4 storm was the strongest the area has ever seen.

Hurricane Michael strikes coastal LCMS congregations

The storm — a Category 4 hurricane — is the strongest the area has ever seen.

‘Walk with Pastor’ nurtures fitness, fellowship, faith

The Rev. James Wiggins Jr., pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jacksonville, Fla., invites his congregation to join him on hourlong, weekday walks.

Getting ‘chartered’ gives voice to Hispanic mission

The 75-member Iglesia Evangelica Luterana Esperanza Viva now can send delegates to district and national Synod conventions.

Atheists vow to fight monument rejection in Florida

Commissioners in Levy County, Fla., reject an application filed by local atheists to place a granite bench adorned with quotes on a courthouse lawn.