Emmanuel Lutheran Church and School in Kahului, Maui, was not directly impacted by the fire, but the church is assisting with the response.
The 2023 conference will be held in St. Louis Sept. 6–8 under the theme “Walking Together in Disaster Response.”
The Synod partnered with the LCMS Florida-Georgia District and Zion Lutheran Church in Fort Myers, Fla., to host three one-week volunteer deployments.
The LCMS Boards for International and National Mission met in January and February in St. Louis.
The Jan. 12 tornado was part of a larger storm system that affected dozens of counties in Alabama and Georgia.
The first shipments of supplies have begun arriving at Zion Lutheran Church in Fort Myers, Fla.
A Lutheran Early Response Team camp at Zion Lutheran Church in Fort Myers, Fla., will be up and running soon.
LCMS Disaster Response is mounting a full-scale response in conjunction with the affected districts, district disaster response coordinators and the Synod’s Lutheran Early Response Team network.