Rev. Dr. Ross Johnson, Director of LCMS Disaster Response, joins Andy and Sarah to give an update on the response to the flooding in southern Wisconsin, how you can help with that response, and what’s coming up at the LCMS National Disaster Response Conference. The conference, aimed at laypeople and church workers, will teach you best practices, learn practical ways to serve, and hear from those who have responded to disasters. Register and find more details at lcms.org/disaster. Read the Reporter article about the Wisconsin floods at blogs.lcms.org/2018/rain-rain-go-away-deluge-in-wisconsin-affects-churches-and-members.
Photo: Wisconsin National Guard Soldiers from the Madison, Wis.-based 1st Squadron, 105th Cavalry, build a sandbag retaining wall around a residence in Madison Aug. 27. Approximately 85 Wisconsin National Guard Soldiers and Airmen were called to state active duty to assist civil authorities in the wake of torrential rains Aug. 20-21. Wisconsin National Guard photo by Capt. Joe Trovato
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