More volunteers are also still needed.
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.
The Rev. James H. Rockey had previously served as the district’s second vice-president.
After Hurricane Michael made landfall in Florida on Oct. 10, LCMS World Relief and Human Care Disaster Response is partnering with the LCMS Southern and Florida–Georgia districts to provide long-term relief.
The Rev. Dr. Gregory S. Walton of Orlando, Fla., was elected to his fourth term as president of the LCMS Florida-Georgia District at the district’s 33rd convention.
Lutherans are bringing help to the hurting — both physical and spiritual — in the wake of three devastating hurricanes, a major earthquake and menacing wildfires.
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and local districts will continue providing long-term recovery and care for disaster victims, including those affected by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma.