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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Erik Brown, left, and Eric Hollar, volunteers from Memorial Lutheran Church, Katy, Texas, clear debris Sept. 1 at a home damaged by Hurricane Harvey. (LCMS/Erik M. Lunsford)

Lutherans helping neighbors in Katy, Texas

Members of Memorial Lutheran Church go door to door, reaching out β€œto help anyone who has needs.”

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Synod ‘sends’ missionaries to Ferguson, Brownsville

The Rev. Micah Glenn and the Rev. Antonio Lopez will serve in Ferguson, Mo., and Brownsville, Texas, respectively.

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Lutheran ministry extends mercy to Cuban sojourners

Ysleta Lutheran Mission Human Care in El Paso, Texas, offers food, housing, clothing β€” and the love of Christ β€” to 80 Cuban immigrants. They are among some 4,000 who recently entered the U.S.

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Houston church members help Bethesda residents after flood

When Bethesda Lutheran Communities asked for help with cleanup, local LCMS congregations responded immediately.

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Students take part in a group activity in the library of Concordia University Texas, Austin, on July 15, 2014. A $49,760 grant from the Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education will be used by the school to enhance its Center for Vocation & Professional Development. (LCMS/Erik M. Lunsford)

Concordia, Austin, awarded NetVUE grant

The $49,760 grant will be used to enhance the Center for Vocation & Professional Development at Concordia University Texas.

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