Savage tornadoes tore through the Midwest Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, taking at least five lives and demolishing hundreds of homes, churches and businesses in Peoria, Ill., and other cities in several Midwestern states. LCMS Disaster Response is preparing to assist those affected by the tornadoes.
These images from the Associated Press show the destruction ravaged by Typhoon Haiyan as it barreled across the Philippines Friday, Nov. 8, 2013. News reports indicate that more than 10,000 people are feared dead.
In the wake of September’s torrential rains that caused flooding across the state of Colorado, national LCMS Disaster Response and LCMS Rocky Mountain District leaders met with area pastors whose communities were affected to determine immediate relief needs and long term recovery efforts.
LCMS Snapshots – Witness, Mercy, Life Together – The Moment: World Lutheranism. Feature photos from the Lutherans Engage the World Magazine. July-August 2013
After the May 20, 2013, monstrous tornadoes, which devastated parts the Midwest and Moore, Okla., killing at least 24 people — many of them children — LCMS Disaster Response staff are requesting prayers and gifts to help with the Synod’s ongoing relief effort. See how the LCMS is responding by bearing witness to Christ and showing mercy to others.
During a March 2013 LCMS Mercy Medical Team trip to Madagascar, team members treated 1,321 patients and filled 4,000 prescriptions.
LCMS Snapshots – Witness, Mercy, Life Together – Home & Abroad Feature photos from the Lutherans Engage the World Magazine. November – December 2012 [pydsmugmugslider albumid=”27031171″ albumkey=”x6wg3K” albumtype=”tab” imagesize=”MediumURL” imagelink=”LargeURL” ]