(Photo: Lutheran Hour Ministries–Thailand) The Thai village of Bang Pood Samakee 3 had been under water for more than two months when Lutheran Hour Ministries—Thailand (LHMT) staff arrived with Flood Relief Packs in December—made possible through relief funds from LCMS World Relief and Human Care Disaster Response, Lutheran Hour Ministries and The Garuna Foundation. After staff members had delivered the emergency supplies, a community leader extended an invitation to the ministry center staff to return in January on Children’s Day to lead special activities for the village’s children.
When the LHMT staff arrived on Children’s Day, many of the village residents greeted them with warm smiles and friendly handshakes. Several of them mentioned how much they appreciated the help that LHMT gave them.
Nearly 100 children and more than 100 adults attended the village celebration….
Click here to read the complete Lutheran Hour Ministries—Thailand story and view a photo slideshow from the Children’s Day outreach opportunity.
- Read the November 2011 and December 2011 Thailand flood relief updates from LCMS World Relief and Human Care’s Mercy Forever blog.
- Learn more about The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Disaster Response at www.lcms.org/disaster.
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