Stephen Born, LCMS Central Illinois District LERT (Lutheran Early Response Team) Coordinator, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about what LERT volunteers are trained to do, what disasters they respond to, and how these volunteers make a difference in peoples’ lives after a disaster. Find more information about LERT training and upcoming events at cidlcms.org/disasterservices.html and facebook.com/illinoisdisaster.
Image: Dozens of chainsaw specialists were part of the more than 200 Lutheran volunteers who responded on Saturday, April 11, 2015, to tornado cleanup in Rochelle, Ill. LCMS Communications/Al Dowbnia
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