The first $25,000 in food and water was set for distribution in December in Liberia. Another $75,000 in aid is planned.
LMI partnerships ease Ebola response in West Africa
Partnerships that began with the Lutheran Malaria Initiative in January are now making the response to West Africa’s Ebola crisis easier.
Latest Ebola aid: travel scholarships for medical professionals
The Africa travel funds of up to $2,500 each — for airfare, lodging and food — are available to the first 20 applicants.
LCMS supports medical professionals in Ebola fight
ST. LOUIS, November 14, 2014—Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison announced today a new initiative to deliver aid to combat the spread of Ebola.
Synod pledges more aid to fight Ebola
In Oct. 7 letters to congregations and district presidents, Synod President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison shares the church body’s plan to continue fighting the disease “for the long haul.”
Walking with our African partners to fight Ebola
As Ebola continues its deadly sweep across West Africa — the death toll rising to some 3,500 at this writing — the people of the LCMS continue to respond with prayer and support for our relief efforts.
LCMS OKs new grants to fight Ebola in Africa
The three grants totaling $51,175 will be used to help prevent new cases of the often-fatal virus in Guinea and Liberia.
Disaster Response ‘touches lives with Gospel of hope’
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.”
Commentary: Vocation in the face of an epidemic
Seminary Professor John Pless explores the question: Should medical personnel expose themselves to a highly contagious and lethal disease in an effort to help?