Even as the remnant of Hurricane Isaac brought heavy rainfall and strong wind to the East Coast late Tuesday, Sept. 4, the LCMS continued to take stock of its damages and reach out with mercy to those affected. At Concordia College Alabama in Selma, Ala., two dormitories had minor flooding and 70 students were relocated [...]
LCMS Disaster Response is urging volunteers to allow emergency responders time to do their jobs before traveling to the Gulf Coast to help with relief efforts. “It is vital to allow emergency responders such as medics, firemen and police the time they need to safely secure an area,” said the Rev. Dr. Edward O. Grimenstein, [...]
HURRICANE ISAAC MAKES LANDFALL ALONG GULF COAST As news regarding Hurricane Isaac’s impact on the island of Hispaniola (Haiti and the Dominican Republic), and now the storm’s landfall in New Orleans and the Gulf Coast continues to unfold, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s (LCMS) Mercy Operations Group is closely monitoring the storm’s effect on specific places [...]
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod released two grants totaling $35,000 on Monday, Aug. 27, to assist relief efforts in Haiti and the Dominican Republic following Tropical Storm Isaac, which struck the island nations Aug. 25. “These two grants of the LCMS are incredibly vital for the people of Haiti and the Dominican Republic,” said the Rev. [...]
Please pray for the Caribbean nations, international partner church members, LCMS members and all those residing in the path of Tropical Storm Isaac —currently passing over Cuba after dousing Haiti.