The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod is providing spiritual and human care in the New Orleans area. Southeastern Louisiana was hit on Feb. 7 by an estimated six tornadoes, including two EF-3 storms with winds up to 150 mph, the National Weather Service reported. One was the most destructive tornado in the history of New Orleans.
Lutherans are glad to help in the cleanup after August floods that impacted about 40,000 area homes, including those of Lutherans.
Generous gifts from people across the Synod allowed LCMS Disaster Response to assist congregations, districts and volunteer organizers in delivering Christ’s mercy to those most impacted by severe flooding in Baton Rouge in August 2016.
In the aftermath of severe flooding in Baton Rouge in August 2016, generous gifts from across the Synod allowed LCMS Disaster Response to assist congregations, districts and volunteer organizers in delivering Christ’s mercy to those most impacted by the tragedy.
Louisiana floods and California’s wildfires put Synod congregations, districts and LCMS Disaster Response to the test. See victims, volunteers and responders discuss the latest recovery efforts.
LCMS Disaster Response is working with district and local congregations in Louisiana and California to provide grants, aid and spiritual care to disaster victims and responders. You can help. Pray. Give. Volunteer.
Affected congregations, districts and LCMS Disaster Response provide short-term relief while planning for long-term recovery efforts.
The Synod responds to disasters in four states: flooding in Illinois and Missouri, and tornadoes in Mississippi and Texas.
Delegates to the district’s 74th convention re-elect the Rev. Kurtis Schultz as district president.
A week after being baptized and confirmed, an LCMS family in Mayflower, Ark., rides out an EF4 tornado in a closet.
The violent storm system sweeping through the central, southern and eastern United States April 27-May 1 causes damages or destruction for LCMS members, a pastor and at least five congregations.