Recognized Service Organizations (RSOs)

Shooting victims Natalia (left) and Gianna Baca, seniors at Faith Lutheran High School in Las Vegas, take part in an interview on “Good Morning America.” Natalia remains hospitalized after a collapsed lung, but is stable; Gianna, who was shot through the thigh, is recuperating at home.

Lutheran school students among Las Vegas shooting victims

Twin sisters Natalia and Gianna Baca, seniors at Faith Lutheran High School in Las Vegas, are injured but recovering.

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Volunteer Richard Tucker (right) greets LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison (far left) and Texas District President Rev. Ken Hennings outside a home heavily damaged by Hurricane Harvey in Rockport, Texas. (LCMS/Erik M. Lunsford)

Texas disaster relief involves teamwork, partnerships, kindness

Disaster-response planning continues among LCMS Disaster Response, LCMS Texas District responders and partner organizations as Hurricane Harvey relief operations switch gears toward long-term recovery.

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Texas National Guard soldiers help Houston residents to safety in an area flooded by Hurricane Harvey. The Lutheran Foundation of St. Louis is offering to match — up to a total of $400,000 — contributions from St. Louis congregations to the relief effort. (Lt. Zachary West, 100th MPAD)

Lutheran Foundation of St. Louis offers matching funds for Harvey relief

Lutheran congregations in the St. Louis area now have the opportunity to double their donations for Hurricane Harvey relief, thanks to a matching fund from the Foundation.

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Houston-area LCMS churches, pastors, members report flood damages

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod is working alongside the Texas District to provide physical and spiritual care and comfort to all victims.

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Bethesda programs empower people with developmental disabilities to live, play, work and worship in their local communities. (Bethesda Lutheran Communities)

Bethesda: Enhancing lives, sharing Jesus

Bethesda Lutheran Communities expands beyond its beloved but outdated Watertown, Wis., campus to more than 300 locations, continuing to integrate people with developmental disabilities into their local communities.

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RSO News Update

RSO News Update – Third Quarter 2017

LCMS Recognized Service Organizations newsletter features Concordia Life Care Community in Oklahoma City, Okla. This organization serves the senior citizens who reside in its retirement community, while also providing outreach programs and ministries for those across Oklahoma City.

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