The Category 4 storm was the strongest the area has ever seen.
Lutheran Church Extension Fund is providing $350,000, and Thrivent Financial will match donations up to a total of $3 million.
Congregations still may arrange screenings of “Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World” at local theaters.
High-school students in Northrop, Minn., assemble Christian care kits with blankets and other items for local agencies.
More than 1,500 people watch “Martin Luther: The Idea That Changed the World” at premieres in Houston, Milwaukee, St. Louis and Fort Wayne, Ind.
The 500th anniversary of the Reformation is an excellent opportunity for congregations to proclaim the Gospel in their communities.
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 22, 2014 — The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod National Housing Support Corporation, which does business as Lutheran Housing Support, recently received a grant from the Thrivent Financial Foundation. For every dollar the organization Lutheran Housing Support raises through the end of 2015, the Thrivent Financial Foundation will match 50 cents up to $15,000 through the end of 2015.
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, guided by the Word of God, is unabashedly and actively pro-life. Thus we are deeply concerned by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans’ decision, announced Feb. 6, 2014, to adopt a “Financial Neutrality Policy” effective immediately to guide its decisions for outreach funding of charitable organizations.
Hearing that Thrivent Financial for Lutherans has provided funding to several Planned Parenthood affiliates, the Synod’s Office of the President issues a statement of concern.
The LCMS Office of the President issues a statement regarding Thrivent funding of pro-choice organizations.
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans removes Planned Parenthood from its Choice program and suspends more than 50 pro-life organizations from receiving Choice Dollars.