human care

Visits help disaster responders plan further aid for Hurricane Matthew victims

Synod disaster responders visit victims to assess the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew amid flooding in the Carolinas and an outbreak of cholera in Haiti.

Disaster responders visit areas hit hardest by hurricane to further aid efforts

Synod disaster responders visit victims to assess the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew amid flooding in the Carolinas and an outbreak of cholera in Haiti.

Disaster responders plan more aid for victims of Hurricane Matthew

Disaster responders look to provide food, water, spiritual care and roofs for Haiti’s victims of the hurricane while assessing the full impact of the storm.

There’s much to dislike about politics!

Though it can be difficult, ministers are challenged to approach every individual as a child of God’s love — regardless of the person’s politics, personality or pedigree.

Rev. Richard Krenzke, former Human Care director, dies

Krenzke, 79, dies at his Altamont, Ill., home Dec. 15 after an illness.

Extending Christ’s Mercy to Refugees

After consultation with SELK leaders and LCMS missionary staff in Europe, the Synod has established a restricted-use fund for donations for those compelled to help with LCMS mercy ministry and human-care efforts exclusively pertaining to the global refugee crisis.

Rev. Dr. Eugene Linse, former social ministry exec, dies

A funeral service for Linse, 91, is planned for 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 28, in Modena, Wis.

National Mercy Grant Brings Word of Life to the Developmentally Disabled

The staff and volunteers at Voice of Care serve approximately 900 children and adults with developmental disabilities in the northern Illinois area.