LCC Disaster Response Director Kathy O'Day and LERT Chainsaw Volunteers Deploy This Week to Olive Branch, Mississippi for Extensive Tornado Damage Recovery
LCC Director of Disaster Response, Kathy O’Day will be arriving in Olive Branch, Mississippi on Thursday, January 23 to begin assessments and meet with Beautiful Savior and Eight Days of Hope.
Approximately 29 L.E.R.T. chainsaw certified team members will deploy January 25 through February 1. We will work with Beautiful Savior in partnership with Eight Days of Hope – Rapid Response, a non-denominational Christian, non-profit organization that exists to demonstrate the love and hope of Jesus Christ by serving those in need based in Tupelo, Mississippi.
Thank You to LCC Volunteers for Help with Preparations for Pastor Alfred and His Family's Arrival from Pakistan
LCC received a heartfelt note from Anila and Gulfam Emmanuel to all who helped with preparations, sorting household goods and moving furniture for the arrival of Gulfam's brother, Pastor Alfred and his family from Pakistan to the United States.
A very, very big thank you to LCC providing truck and nice furniture. And big thank you to Kathy O’Day, Jim and Karen Beckley, Richard and Bonnie Habegger, Bob Desiron and Steve MacKay for all you guys have done for our family! This is God's miracle! We are so blessed to be believers and blessed to be in USA! Have no words to explain the love, support and prayers. May God bless you all!
WOULD YOU BE MY TRAINER?
Volunteer Apprentice Trainers NeededTo learn more, visit www.K9Comfort.org or
attend our information session:
Monday, February 10, 2020
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Lutheran Church Charities (South Entrance)
3020 Milwaukee Ave, Northbrook, IL 60062
Lutheran Church Charities is blessed to have more than 50 LERT teams who help people regardless of their ethnic background, social standing, or religious affiliation.
For LERT volunteers, disaster response is an essential relief and outreach ministry.
Lutheran Church Charities offers a variety of in-depth live Bible studies, small group studies, extended year-long courses and online courses for
WORD Bible study classes are non-denominational and open to anyone regardless of church affiliation (or lack of). This is a safe environment to study the Bible.
When invited, Lutheran Church Charities responds to crisis situations within 24 hours of the time it is safe to do so.
Following tragic events, immediate response by LCC K-9 Ministries brings comfort to individuals and families directly impacted, first responders, and volunteers – always in the name of Jesus Christ.
The ministries of Lutheran Church Charities are followed by local, national and international media, specifically in the areas of LCC K-9 Ministries, Disaster Response and Crisis Response. To read more about how LCC shares the mercy, compassion, presence and proclamation of Jesus Christ to the communities we serve, follow us In The News.
Launched in August 2008, the Lutheran Church Charities K-9 Comfort Dog Ministry is a national human-care ministry embracing the unique, calming nature and skills of purebred Golden Retrievers. The LCC K-9 Comfort Dogs and handlers, LCC Kare 9 Military Ministry Dogs and veteran handlers, and LCC K-9 Police Ministry Dogs and law enforcement officer handlers are a bridge for compassionate ministry, opening doors for conversation about faith and creating opportunities to share the Mercy, Compassion, Presence and Proclamation of Jesus Christ.
Lutheran Church Charities is blessed to have more than 50 LERT teams who help people regardless of their ethnic background, social standing, or religious affiliation. For LERT volunteers, disaster response is an essential relief and outreach ministry.