LCC L.E.R.T. Chainsaw Volunteers Help Lutheran Church and School in Hillside, Illinois, with Tree Trimming and Removal
Immanuel Lutheran Church and School in Hillside express their sincere thanks to Lutheran Church Charities L.E.R.T. chainsaw volunteers for removing several widow maker-hanging limbs from a large tree in front of the church with the boom lift.
They also removed three dead trees from the field around the school playground and trimmed hanging branches on playground equipment. The younger children were thrilled to watch the work being completed and presented the team with a handmade banner of thanks.
LCC L.E.R.T. Chainsaw Volunteers Help St. John Lutheran Church in Country Club Hills, Illinois, with Tree Removal
On Sunday, October 3, Joel and Lori Powless had the opportunity to share about L.E.R.T. at St. John Lutheran Church in Country Club Hills, Illinois. After the service, Joel cut down a large dead tree in front of their church and carved a cross in the stump for all to see.
The church sits on several acres of land, and Joel was able to assess other tree removal needs with the church trustee, for a L.E.R.T. chainsaw and equipment operators to do in the future.
LCC L.E.R.T. Chainsaw Teams Continue to Help Families in Woodridge, Illinois, with Tree Damage from June EF-3 Tornado
Trinity Lutheran Church in Lisle, Illinois, is now serving with the Woodridge Tornado Long-Term Recovery Group, which is comprised of various community churches and organizations that are willing to help their town recover from the EF-3 tornado that struck in June. Trinity and Lutheran Church Charities continue to respond to requests by this recovery group and Mayor Gina Cunningham to help more families with tree cleanup.
Kathy O’Day, LCC Director of Disaster Response, and L.E.R.T. chainsaw team members Jim Beckley, Ed Boerman, and Bob Royce, worked at homes in Woodridge and Naperville to cut and move damaged trees to the curb this past week. LCC will be responding to two more requests soon.