The servant event was co-sponsored by the LCMS Missouri and Northern Illinois Districts from April 14 to 23.
The Synod partnered with the LCMS Florida-Georgia District and Zion Lutheran Church in Fort Myers, Fla., to host three one-week volunteer deployments.
LCMS congregations, summer camps and Recognized Service Organizations across the country will host Servant Events from May through August.
The LCMS Recognized Service Organization has sent more than 42,000 care packages and more than a million cards to people suffering with cancer.
After a summer interrupted by COVID-19 cancellations, LCMS Servant Event hosts are optimistically planning their events again for Summer 2021.
Nearly 70 Servant Events will be hosted by various LCMS congregations, camps and service organizations from May through August.
More than 50 volunteers prepared 275 baskets in four categories: mom care, baby care, spiritual care and household.
Follow the proceedings of the 67th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, which is meeting July 20–25 under the theme “Joy:fully Lutheran.”
On the first day of the 67th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, volunteers packaged 275 baskets of items for mothers and babies in need.
The events range in duration from a few days to several weeks and are open to a variety of ages.
Participants in the event, titled “Joy:fully Serving,” will prepare 275 baskets for distribution by two Florida-based LCMS Recognized Service Organizations.
In a supplement to the November 2018 Reporter, the LCMS Offices of International and National Mission highlight opportunities to share the Gospel in your backyard, across the country and around the world.
Registration is now open for more than 40 LCMS Servant Events in the categories of construction, human care, environmental, outreach, multicultural and crisis.