Gifts to Lutheran Disaster Response, designated for “Hurricane Response – United States” will be used entirely (100 percent) for this disaster until the response is complete. Together, we can help provide immediate and long-lasting support. Give today to support the needs in this response and others like it.
Please pray for the people who have been affected and are in the path of Hurricane Harvey. May God’s healing presence give them peace and hope in their time of need.
Gifts to “US Hurricane Relief” will be used to assist those affected by the hurricane until the response is complete.
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Posted August 28 from the Gulf Coast Synod, ELCA:
The number one question we hear: “How can I help?”
As followers of Jesus, we seek to love our neighbor and serve those in need.
So first, thank you. Here on the Gulf Coast, we have heard and felt your love and support during this disaster.
Second, as people of faith, join us in prayer. For first responders and those who had to evacuate flooded homes, for people worried about family and those who trying to pick up the pieces.
Third, financial gifts are more helpful than gifts of goods right now. Financial resources are portable and used for many different purposes. Consider donating to the Gulf Coast Synod Disaster Fund (to help congregations and their people get back on their feet and serve their neighborhoods http://gulfcoastsynod.org/Hurricane-Harvey) and to Lutheran Disaster Response (for case management).
Finally, wait and listen. The disaster isn’t over. It is still raining. Once the rain stops and the water recedes, then the work begins. Then we will begin to assess what the needs are and begin to clean up.
Articles in this week’s e-news:
- Hurricane Harvey Relief
- Generosity Stories – We Are Thankful – Our Savior’s
- Rural and Urban Connections
- Evangelical Lutheran Parish Nurse Association Fall Gathering
- Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children Conference
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