LCC Disaster Response and K-9 Ministries Participate in “Beautiful Feet Conference” Held at Concordia University Chicago
The "Beautiful Feet Conference" was held at Concordia University Chicago this past weekend. This conference was attended by 120 college students from across the country and allowed them to explore domestic and international mission work opportunities. The conference, which takes its name from Isaiah 52, "How beautiful … are the feet of him who brings good news", is planned by college students for college students and hosted each year on a different campus of the Concordia University System (CUS).
Deaconess Kathy O’Day, LCC Director of Disaster Response, was invited to be a presenter at a mission breakout session. She spoke on the topic, Disaster Response: A Ministry of Presence. LCC will be offering Basic L.E.R.T. training on campus on November 20. Several students who attended the breakout session expressed an interest in becoming certified.
Lutheran Church Charities was also an exhibitor at the conference to show the students the different ways they could make a difference in the lives of those in need they may serve. LCC K-9 Comfort Dogs Jael (Trinity - Hobart, Indiana), Myra, (St. Andrews - Park Ridge, Illinois), Zippy (Trinity - Roselle, Illinois), and LCC Kare 9 Military Ministry Dogs Brutus (LCC Squad) and Nigel (LCC Staff) and were also present to meet and spend time with students over the weekend.