“We love because he first loved us.” (1 John 4:19) — Helping the hurting amid disaster
Under the theme “Day by Day We Magnify Thee: LERT in the Life of the Church,” The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod hosted a Disaster Response Conference on Sept. 28-30, 2022, at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind.
Meeting under the theme “Disciples in the Storms of Life,” Disaster Response Conference attendees learned how the church can respond in crisis situations with the physical and spiritual care that those affected so desperately need.
Congregations of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod may host Disaster Response training for individuals in their area to join a Lutheran Early Response Team. LERT is a network of volunteers trained to respond in times of disaster.
Lutheran Early Response Teams (LERT) has a new website — lcms-lert.org — to connect LCMS Disaster Response volunteers at the local and national level.
Jesus Christ is our perfect example of love, and Lutherans show that love to others through their words and deeds.
Christ commands His followers to serve others. In the LCMS World Relief and Human Care newsletter, read about how the church continues to do this while obeying COVID-19 restrictions.
The LCMS World Relief and Human Care newsletter gives a glimpse of how your brothers and sisters in Christ are caring for others at home and abroad.
The easy-to-use guide offers advice on what to do before, during and after a tragedy or disaster.
The Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, brings a message of encouragement and joy to the church during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod provides four devotional booklets to bring God’s comfort and peace during the coronavirus pandemic and other crisis situations.
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.
Approximately $65 billion of volunteer effort was given by faithful Christians serving through their church.
LCMS Worship provides “A Petition for the California Wildfires” for congregations to use in worship services this weekend to pray for those affected by the California wildfires.
After Hurricane Michael made landfall in Florida on Oct. 10, LCMS World Relief and Human Care Disaster Response is partnering with the LCMS Southern and Florida–Georgia districts to provide long-term relief.