Emergencey Response & Preparedness

Hurricane Ida Damage Assessment and Response

Ida was a deadly and destructive Category 4 hurricane that became the second-most damaging and intense hurricane to strike the U.S. state of Louisiana on record, behind Hurricane Katrina. On August 29, the 16th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Ida made landfall near Port Fourchon, Louisiana and its effects were felt all along her track until she exited over the North Eastern U.S. Most of the damage is in Louisiana. The Southern District of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (LCMS) is leading…

Large Volunteer Need for Community Vaccination Center at the Greenbelt Metro Station

The South Eastern District has reached out to Our Savior Lutheran Church looking for volunteers to be support staff at the Greenbelt Vaccination Center. Please read below to find more information on how to help and how to sign-up to volunteer! “FEMA has tasked Maryland VOAD and its Member Organizations to recruit and manage the volunteers. We need 30 volunteers per day (divided between two shifts), 7 days per week, for 8 weeks. The site opens formally today, Wednesday, April…