Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma

Support relief and mercy efforts for those affected by Hurricane Irma



Holy Father, Your Son spoke of people’s hearts failing them for fear of what was coming upon the world as the waves of the sea rise and nations are in turmoil. Look in mercy on all who have been devastated by Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean and Florida, especially all who have lost loved ones, home or employment. Keep the hearts of all disaster responders from despair, and fill them with good courage. Even though the form of this world is passing away, let them minister in the sure certainty of what never can pass away: Your love in Jesus Christ. Amen.



Your financial gifts will make a difference in helping restore numerous lives as we bear Christ’s mercy in word and deed to those affected by Hurricane Irma.

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Read about reduced allocation rate for hurricane response gifts.





The LCMS deeply appreciates the overwhelming interest in volunteering for hurricane relief. Volunteers will be needed for weeks and months to come.

The Synod is gathering information from interested volunteers on behalf of the LCMS Florida-Georgia District, which is assessing the needs of its congregations and members.

The district will determine a coordinated and effective response during the next two to three weeks, and then the district will contact volunteers regarding opportunities to serve.

If your congregation is interested in becoming a Lutheran Early Response Team (LERT), please contact LCMS Disaster Response to schedule training.



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