The LCMS World Relief and Human Care newsletter gives a glimpse of how your brothers and sisters in Christ are caring for others at home and abroad.
The tornadoes touched ground in Tennessee during the night and morning hours of March 2 and 3.
Ten strangers from different parts of America joined Ugandan Lutheran church leaders, pastors, lay members, and local medical providers to serve on an LCMS Mercy Medical Team in Uganda.
The death and resurrection of Jesus Christ is lived out in the life of the Christian. We live in the in-between time, the time of sorrows. But this time of sorrow is limited. It will not last forever.
From flood relief in Houston and Nebraska to hurricane aid in North Carolina and Puerto Rico, from Mercy Medical Teams in Africa to outreach to the imprisoned in Indiana, LCMS World Relief and Human Care delivers the mercy of Christ in everything it does.
Because these families with women and children are often coming out of a domestic violence situation, we most likely will never meet them for the sake of their safety and anonymity. This is how it should be. It is about them, not us.
The March issue of The Lutheran Witness explores the theme “Life Together, Set Apart.”
The grant, given to the LCMS by the Harold C. Smith Foundation, will be deployed over the course of three years.
The issue explores how Lutherans show God’s love by working to meet the physical and spiritual needs of those around them.
This matching opportunity means that as much as $352,937 — received in just one month — could go toward bringing people all over the world into contact with the life-saving Gospel of Jesus Christ.