Deaconess Pam Nielsen, Associate Executive Director with LCMS Communications, joins Andy and Sarah to share what LCMS Disaster Response is doing in the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Florence on the east coast, what churches have reported back to synod, and the unique things that the LCMS does in the wake of a disaster. Also joining in the conversation, Lutheran Young Adult Corps Alum Ray Shaver shares about his family’s experiences evacuating from Carolina Beach, North Carolina, and Rev. Kevin Martin from Our Savior Lutheran Church in Raleigh, North Carolina, shares an update of conditions in Raleigh and what his congregation is doing to respond to those in need.
To read more and find details on how you can help, go to lcms.org.
See President Matthew C. Harrison on KSDK (St. Louis NBC affiliate): ksdk.com/article/news/local/lutheran-church-missouri-synod-sending-help-to-florence-victims/63-595308453.
Image: Satellite image of Hurricane Florence. NOAA / noaa.gov
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