Lutheran Early Response Teams (LERT), a program of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, has a new website — — to facilitate the work of LCMS Disaster Response volunteers at the local and national level.

LERT is a network of volunteers who are organized at the district level and trained to deploy rapidly in the event of a disaster. The volunteers offer material and spiritual support to those who have been affected by disasters.

Visit the website for more information, including:

  • Training information for congregations and individuals
  • Deployment opportunities following a disaster
  • Event and service announcements

LCMS Disaster Response