Mercy Work

Hope Amid the Rubble

After an earthquake, LCMS Disaster Response is working with local Lutheran ministries to offer hope and help in Haiti.

Synod Launches ‘Set Apart to Serve’ Initiative

The LCMS Office of Pastoral Education seeks to encourage the formation of future church workers across the Synod, in every congregation, school and home.

Pandemics Don’t Stop Disasters — or the Church’s Response

Natural disasters were not slowed by the COVID-19 pandemic, and neither was the work of LCMS World Relief and Human Care Disaster Response.

Christ’s Gifts Freely Given

A Lutheran congregation in Texas continues to minister to members on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border.

In the Good Shepherd’s Fold

At The Shepherd’s Hand Community Outreach Center in Fort Wayne, Ind., Lutherans reach out to the community with human care and the Gospel.

Whenever and Wherever

God is sending workers into His harvest fields through the Livonian Lutheran Project, an online program based in Latvia that provides theological education in English.

Mercy After Disaster

For 15 years, Lutheran Early Response Teams have brought care for body and soul to those devastated by natural disasters.

The One Thing Still Standing

After a devastating windstorm in eastern Iowa, Lutherans hold onto the thing that cannot be moved.

Grants Help Provide for People in Latin America Amid COVID-19

Churches in Peru, Panama and other countries are able to provide physical and spiritual food to those impacted by the pandemic.

Grants Aid African Churches in Stemming the Spread of COVID-19

Churches in 14 countries benefited from your donations, through grants for education and handwashing facilities.

Providing Hope through Housing

LCMS Recognized Service Organization Humanitri assists homeless families in St. Louis.

Grant Provides Emergency Assistance for Lutherans in Malawi

A grant from the LCMS helps provide food for members of the Confessional Lutheran Church—Malawi Synod.

A Gospel-Centered Refuge for Teens

Grace Lutheran Church, Grass Valley, Calif., reaches out to local teenagers through an after-school program called the Hangout.

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