The website will better facilitate the work of LCMS Disaster Response at both the local and national level.
The COVID-19 pandemic changed the way Lutheran camps operated in 2020, but it did not prevent them from carrying out their mission “to show people the hope they have in Jesus Christ.”
The COVID-19 pandemic complicated the challenges of those with intellectual and developmental disabilities and highlighted the ongoing need to address those challenges.
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.
The Jan. 16 event, sponsored by LCMS Life Ministry, was one stop on the March for Life Chicago’s “Moving the Movement Tour,” which connected participants across five Midwestern states in a series of pro-life car rallies and caravans.
DOXOLOGY, an LCMS Recognized Service Organization, offers resources for pastors and congregations. Their goal is to support faithful pastors in their vital service to the dear souls committed to their care.
A series of “Take Heart” retreats will focus on offering respite and resources for pastors who have struggled with the changes and stresses of the past year.
The LCMS Office of National Mission has partnered with DOXOLOGY on the retreats, which are planned for Sept. 28–30 in Bel Aire, Kan., and Oct. 5–7 in Donaldson, Ind.
Due to near-term COVID-related challenges, the Board in April had endorsed a proposal from the Operations Team to prepare spending forecasts through the end of the current fiscal year and abbreviated budget proposals for just the first quarter of the next.