Get equipped — national training events:
Participants from across the country joined together Oct. 8-10, 2012, at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis for the 4th LCMS National Disaster Response Conference, “The Church in Action — Preparing for and Responding to Disasters.” Throughout the conference, speakers addressed a four-part approach to disaster response:
- Mercy in Disaster Response: Demonstrating the unconditional compassion and love of God in Jesus Christ through works of mercy
- Fidelity in Disaster Response: Demonstrating faithfulness to Holy Scripture, the Lutheran Confessions and the mission of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod
- Integrity in Disaster Response: Demonstrating honor and accountability in our relationships with partners and donors
- Capacity in Disaster Response: Developing and strengthening internal resources to meet human-care needs
To learn more about disaster response training, contact your district office and LCMS Disaster Response at 314-996-1711.