The milestone was reached with JILM’s recent gift of $40,000 for LCMS mission and ministry work in Sri Lanka, Russia and Romania.
The Oct. 20 storm that spawned a series of tornadoes in North Texas is now being called the most expensive in state history.
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.
Members of Memorial Lutheran Church go door to door, reaching out “to help anyone who has needs.”
The Rev. Micah Glenn and the Rev. Antonio Lopez will serve in Ferguson, Mo., and Brownsville, Texas, respectively.
Ysleta Lutheran Mission Human Care in El Paso, Texas, offers food, housing, clothing — and the love of Christ — to 80 Cuban immigrants. They are among some 4,000 who recently entered the U.S.
When Bethesda Lutheran Communities asked for help with cleanup, local LCMS congregations responded immediately.
The $49,760 grant will be used to enhance the Center for Vocation & Professional Development at Concordia University Texas.
Texas District responders partner with local LCMS congregations to organize recovery efforts following the Dec. 26 storm.