St. John Lutheran Church in Lake Charles sustained significant damage, including to its sanctuary, which had two opposing walls completely blown out, destroying the stained glass and ruining most of the building’s contents.
The 2018 Corpus Christi youth conference was held July 23–27 in Prague, Czech Republic, under the theme “Future and Hope.”
The LCMS Texas District effort has changed from splintered work in response to changing needs to that of a well-coordinated operation.
St. John’s Lutheran School has grown from 200 to 232 students since last year, and 12 of the new students — who weren’t affiliated with a church — are now worshiping at St. John’s congregation.
Children in Lima, Peru, receive food for both body and soul from three Lutheran ministries that operate as Castillo Fuerte: Casa de Misericordia, or Mighty Fortress: House of Mercy.
Rev. John Suguitan and Deaconess Kelly Jacobs serve the physical and spiritual needs of the homeless in Cincinnati.
LCMS World Relief and Human Care is working with the LCMS Florida-Georgia District to bring relief and the hope of the Gospel to Hurricane Irma victims.
LCMS World Relief and Human Care, through its Disaster Response team, is working with The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Texas District to bring urgent relief and the hope of the Gospel to Texans whose lives have been shaken by Hurricane Harvey.
Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod members and guests gathered for the 2017 LCMS Life Conference on Jan. 27-29 at the Westin Arlington Gateway Hotel in Arlington, Va.
Members of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod participated in the National March for Life in Washington, D.C., on Friday, Jan. 27.
“Liberty,” the 2017 National LCMS Campus Ministry Conference, was Jan. 4-6 on the campus of the University of Maryland in College Park, Md. “The Mustache Resolution” was also settled between LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison and LCMS Montana District President Rev. Terry Forke.
Synod disaster responders visit Haiti and the Carolinas in the wake of Hurricane Matthew to assess and broaden aid to victims.
View photos of the devastation in Haiti in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew by LCMS Communications Photojournalist Erik Lunsford, who traveled there with LCMS Disaster Response Director Ross Johnson Oct. 10-13, as the Synod looks to further aid to the hardest-hit areas of Haiti’s southern peninsula.
Lutherans are glad to help in the cleanup after August floods that impacted about 40,000 area homes, including those of Lutherans.
In the aftermath of severe flooding in Baton Rouge in August 2016, generous gifts from across the Synod allowed LCMS Disaster Response to assist congregations, districts and volunteer organizers in delivering Christ’s mercy to those most impacted by the tragedy.