Wurst’s and Meyer’s new positions reflect a new staff structure for LCMS Disaster Response.
In August, pastors of the India Evangelical Lutheran Church gathered at Concordia Theological Seminary, Nagercoil, for the first Pastor’s Refresher Course in a decade.
Registration is open for the 2019 LCMS Disaster Response Conference. Join us Oct. 2–4 at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, to learn about being “Joy:fully Lutheran in Midst of Disaster.”
In the wake of tornadoes and severe thunderstorms in the Midwest, the LCMS Central Illinois and Missouri districts’ Lutheran Early Response Teams are preparing to help their neighbors.
Tropical Cyclone Idai struck the eastern coast of South Africa on March 15, killing almost 1,000 people and damaging roads, crops and buildings.
As the recovery begins, Missouri Synod Lutherans are reaching out to their hurting neighbors with food, shelter and the love of Christ.
On Thursday, March 21, Synod representatives will visit Nebraska to conduct an assessment of damage with the district president and other officials.
The grant, given to the LCMS by the Harold C. Smith Foundation, will be deployed over the course of three years.
On Dec. 8, volunteers from the LCMS Central Illinois District, Lutheran Early Response Team and Lutheran Church Charities joined the cleanup effort in Taylorville, Ill., following an EF-3 tornado that struck the area on Dec. 1.
The fast-moving “Camp Fire” in Northern California has engulfed some 90,000 acres, causing at least nine confirmed fatalities and the destruction of 6,713 structures in the approximately 27,000-resident town of Paradise.
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.