colorado flood

Disaster staff revisit Illinois, Colorado; distribute grants

Disaster staff return to the disaster sites to assess ongoing recovery efforts and determine needs in this post-emergency, or intermediate, phase of the relief effort.

Opportunities ‘to do good’ called ‘massive’

There are still opportunities to help those suffering from disasters — particularly in Colorado and the Philippines.

LCMS Disaster Response by the numbers

A quick look at disaster funds received and what’s still needed.

In Colorado: Disaster Response staff sees damage, offers aid

Although many of those with flood damage have begun cleanup, some still haven’t been able to get back to their homes because of impassable roads. Temporary housing is a big need.

Photos from the Colorado flooding

In the wake of September’s torrential rains that caused flooding across the state of Colorado, national LCMS Disaster Response and LCMS Rocky Mountain District leaders met with area pastors whose communities were affected to determine immediate relief needs and long term recovery efforts.

Fort Collins, Colo., congregation helps 1,200 evacuees

Members of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Fort Collins, Colo., are staffing a local shelter — providing food, clothing and other necessities to weary flood victims.

At least one LCMS church hit by Colorado floods

Hope Lutheran Church in Aurora, Colo., had about an inch of standing water in its basement, damaging carpeting, drywall and furniture in its main conference room and kitchen.