More volunteers are also still needed.
Lutheran Early Response Team: ‘Going the distance’ in a disaster
Volunteers are still needed to help in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian.
LERT volunteers help with hurricane cleanup
A team began working out of Lakeside Lutheran Church in Venice, Fla., on Monday, Oct. 10.
Hurricane Ian supply distribution begins
The first shipments of supplies have begun arriving at Zion Lutheran Church in Fort Myers, Fla.
Volunteers needed in Florida
A Lutheran Early Response Team camp at Zion Lutheran Church in Fort Myers, Fla., will be up and running soon.
‘God is still here’: Response to Hurricane Ian continues
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.
LCMS response to Hurricane Ian underway
The response includes a center of operations at Zion Lutheran Church in Fort Myers, Fla.
LCMS Disaster Response: Proclaiming the Gospel at all times
As Hurricane Ian continues its path of destruction, damage assessment begins.
Relief efforts begin after Hurricane Fiona
Early reports from LAC missionaries confirm the impact of this storm on communities struggling to recover from previous storms.
World events receive church’s response
As the world has experienced a series of disasters and international events of far-reaching consequences, the LCMS has responded with prayers, encouragement and financial support.
Impact of Hurricane Ida continues days after landfall
In the days since the Category 4 storm made landfall and continued inland across the Southern and Eastern United States, it is estimated to have caused at least 65 deaths and more than $50 billion in damages.
Pandemics don’t stop disasters — or the church’s response
Natural disasters continued to strike even amid the COVID-19 pandemic. And LCMS Disaster Response continued to respond with mercy, aid and the message of hope found in Christ.
Hurricane Sally response and recovery: A sprint becomes a marathon
Hurricane Sally made landfall on Sept. 16 as the second major storm to hit the LCMS Southern District in a matter of weeks.
Hurricane Sally brings further destruction to southern LCMS districts
Just weeks after Hurricane Laura hit the coast of Louisiana, Category 2 Hurricane Sally made landfall in Alabama, damaging LCMS churches and members’ homes.
Hurricane Laura to require long-term, collaborative response
The Category 4 storm made landfall near Cameron, La., on Aug. 27.
Winter ‘Engage’: Sharing the Gospel in unexpected places
The Winter 2020 issue of ‘Lutherans Engage the World’ is full of stories about the Gospel going forth in unexpected ways and reaching people through unexpected ministries — particularly through music.