The tornadoes touched ground in Tennessee during the night and morning hours of March 2 and 3.
Puerto Rico hit by largest earthquake in 100 years
An LCMS assessment team is preparing to visit Puerto Rico in the next few days.
‘We care for people; that’s who we are’
From flood relief in Houston and Nebraska to hurricane aid in North Carolina and Puerto Rico, from Mercy Medical Teams in Africa to outreach to the imprisoned in Indiana, LCMS World Relief and Human Care delivers the mercy of Christ in everything it does.
March ‘Witness’: Christian fellowship in a hostile culture
The March issue of The Lutheran Witness explores the theme “Life Together, Set Apart.”
Disaster Response deploying $600,000 grant for mercy work in Puerto Rico
The grant, given to the LCMS by the Harold C. Smith Foundation, will be deployed over the course of three years.
February ‘Witness’ asks, ‘Who is my neighbor?’
The issue explores how Lutherans show God’s love by working to meet the physical and spiritual needs of those around them.
Global Mission Fund gifts can be doubled in November
This matching opportunity means that as much as $352,937 — received in just one month — could go toward bringing people all over the world into contact with the life-saving Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Mercy essays feature Lutheran theologians from Reformation to today
In a variety of timely yet timeless essays, Lutheran theologians look at Christ’s mercy and the way in which He showers healing, compassion and forgiveness on His people.
Hawaii volcano continues to erupt and disrupt lives
Christ Lutheran Church in Hilo, Hawaii, has been working to help those affected by the eruption of the Kilauea volcano.
Upbring: Caring for children — on the border and worldwide
For more than a decade, Upbring — a Recognized Service Organization of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod — has been working with the U.S. Office of Refugee Resettlement to provide emergency shelter to undocumented children on the southern border of the United States.
CPH book focuses on helping the needy
In a book about caring for the poor, LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison takes the example of St. Paul and applies it to today’s church.
Winter ‘Engage’ focuses on mercy
The latest issue features stories on mercy work in Boston, Texas, Peru and beyond.
KFUO Audio: Deaconesses, students discuss mercy trip to Peru
Deaconesses and deaconess students with The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod discussed their recent mercy expedition to Peru with KFUO Radio host Andy Bates.
Camp Restore seeks volunteers for cleanup after NOLA tornado
Some 800 homes are in need of repair after an EF-3 tornado roars through New Orleans East Feb. 7.
Conference emphasizes disaster response, preparedness for Church
The 2016 LCMS Disaster Response Conference — under the theme of “Showing Christ’s Mercy; Bringing God’s Peace” — reaches a broad audience with theology, case studies and practical application.
Disaster responders plan more aid for victims of Hurricane Matthew
Disaster responders look to provide food, water, spiritual care and roofs for Haiti’s victims of the hurricane while assessing the full impact of the storm.