Wurst’s and Meyer’s new positions reflect a new staff structure for LCMS Disaster Response.
In the wake of tornadoes and severe thunderstorms in the Midwest, the LCMS Central Illinois and Missouri districts’ Lutheran Early Response Teams are preparing to help their neighbors.
On Dec. 8, volunteers from the LCMS Central Illinois District, Lutheran Early Response Team and Lutheran Church Charities joined the cleanup effort in Taylorville, Ill., following an EF-3 tornado that struck the area on Dec. 1.
The LCMS Southeastern District and LCMS Disaster Response are working with congregations in the area to address both the physical and spiritual needs of those in the hurricane’s path.
When disaster strikes, LCMS Disaster Response comes alongside to help congregations and districts develop the most effective possible response.