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Photo essay: ‘Future and Hope’ at the 2018 Corpus Christi conference

The 2018 Corpus Christi youth conference was held July 23–27 in Prague, Czech Republic, under the theme “Future and Hope.”

Photo essay: Update on Texas hurricane relief

The LCMS Texas District effort has changed from splintered work in response to changing needs to that of a well-coordinated operation.

Photo essay: How a Lutheran school shares Jesus

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.

Photo essay: LCMS missionaries show God’s love to children in Peru

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.

Photo essay: Serving the homeless ‘anything but traditional’

Rev. John Suguitan and Deaconess Kelly Jacobs serve the physical and spiritual needs of the homeless in Cincinnati.

Photo gallery: Responding to Hurricane Irma in Florida

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.

Photo gallery: Responding to Hurricane Harvey in Texas

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.

Photo gallery: 2017 LCMS Life Conference

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.

Photo gallery: 2017 March for Life in Washington, D.C.

Members of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod participated in the National March for Life in Washington, D.C., on Friday, Jan. 27.

Photo gallery: Liberty Conference and the Great Mustache Shave-Off

“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.

Photo essay: Devastation of Hurricane Matthew from the Caribbean to the Carolinas

Synod disaster responders visit Haiti and the Carolinas in the wake of Hurricane Matthew to assess and broaden aid to victims.

Photo gallery: Hurricane Matthew strikes Haiti

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.

Photo essay: Christ’s mercy after Baton Rouge flooding

Lutherans are glad to help in the cleanup after August floods that impacted about 40,000 area homes, including those of Lutherans.

Photo gallery: LCMS responds to flooding in Baton Rouge, La.

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.

Photo essay: Extending Mercy in Kenya

The first LCMS Mercy Medical Team in Lodwar, Kenya, treats 1,861 people over five days in June.

Photo essay: A Powerful Presence

Youth Gathering participants spend 33,000 hours volunteering and have an estimated economic impact of $29.4 million on the city of New Orleans.