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Lutherans help midwestern communities after late-winter tornadoes

Lutheran Early Response Teams join storm-recovery efforts in rural southeastern Missouri and central Illinois.

Kansas City church hit by arson

The suspect, in his early 20s and likely high on drugs when he set the fire, is still at large.

Caring Lutherans bring Christ’s mercy in year of distressing disasters

Disaster-recovery efforts continue in Baton Rouge, California, the Carolinas and Haiti — all struck by untimely catastrophes this year.

LCMS members, comfort dogs injured in Joplin shooting

Worshipers at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Joplin, Mo., pray for healing and the suspected shooter as riders in the bullet-riddled church van recover.