LCMS World Relief and Human Care

‘Sharing’ newsletter – July 2021

The July 2021 issue highlights how Lutherans are bearing the burdens of fellow believers around the world to encourage them in the work that God has given them to do.

‘Sharing’ newsletter – May 2021

Thanks to generous donors like you, the LCMS is able to share Christ’s mercy and message with people all around the world, including the developmentally disabled, those in crisis and those suffering from the travails of our sinful condition.

‘Sharing’ newsletter – March 2021

Jesus Christ is our perfect example of love, and Lutherans show that love to others through their words and deeds.

‘Sharing’ newsletter – January 2021

Christ commands His followers to serve others. In the LCMS World Relief and Human Care newsletter, read about how the church continues to do this while obeying COVID-19 restrictions.

‘Sharing’ newsletter – November 2020

The LCMS World Relief and Human Care newsletter gives a glimpse of how your brothers and sisters in Christ are caring for others at home and abroad.

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.

‘Sharing’ newsletter – September 2020

The church continues to share the Gospel and show mercy, even during unsettling times.

Lutherans respond after ‘derecho’ wind storm devastates Iowa cities and farms

On Monday, Aug. 10, the storm tore through the Midwest, taking down trees and power lines, leveling corn crops, and cutting the area off from power and phone signals.

‘Sharing’ newsletter – July 2020

Lutherans continue to share the Gospel and serve others despite the uncertainties of the COVID-19 pandemic.

‘Sharing’ newsletter – 2020 Special Edition

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, through LCMS World Relief and Human Care, is assisting others during the coronavirus pandemic.

Michigan floods lead to widespread evacuations

Along with local authorities, the LCMS Michigan District is currently assessing the situation.

Grants assist church workers impacted by pandemic

As of April 30, $321,452 had been distributed in 229 grants to workers across the Synod.

Lutheran Church Extension Fund partners with Synod to assist church workers during pandemic

As part of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the LCMS will use Soldiers of the Cross as one means to continue to assist LCMS church workers and their families. 

Tennessee tornadoes kill at least 24; LCMS churches not harmed

The tornadoes touched ground in Tennessee during the night and morning hours of March 2 and 3.

Wurst installed as volunteer manager for LCMS Disaster Response; Meyer to serve as director of training

Wurst’s and Meyer’s new positions reflect a new staff structure for LCMS Disaster Response.

Puerto Rico hit by largest earthquake in 100 years

An LCMS assessment team is preparing to visit Puerto Rico in the next few days.