Preparations for the Synod convention are proceeding on schedule, and three major Synodwide initiatives are newly underway or soon to be.
As the country of Venezuela contends with supply shortages and unrest, the LCMS is trying to help.
Be watching for upcoming projects and opportunities for Health Ministry in Latin and South America, and please pray for the growing Lutheran churches in Chile, Argentina, the Dominican Republic, and the rest of Latin and South America.
The LCMS International Disaster Response Conference involves 170 pastors and lay leaders from five continents.
Faced with wildfires and an earthquake less than two weeks apart, the Confessional Lutheran Church of Chile is undeterred in responding to those who need help.
It may seem like devastating tragedies are never-ending, but there’s a light in the darkness: LCMS Disaster Response is there, “reaching out with caring and compassion in the name of Christ.”
Lutherans, including LCMS donors, have made it possible for the Synod’s small partner church in Chile to provide mercy to many people affected by one of the strongest earthquakes on record.
by Pamela J. Nielsen It could have been anywhere — Japan; the Jersey Shore; Moore, Okla.; or Boulder, Colo. — anywhere where people were tucked soundly in bed early on a Saturday morning. It could have been a tornado, a…