LCC Disaster Response Lutheran Early Response Team (L.E.R.T.) volunteers from Good Shepherd, Frankfort, Illinois, helped cut and clear the yard of a congregation member of a large downed tree from recent storms.
Thank you to the following members for their hard work which was a blessing to the homeowner and greatly appreciated: Ron Eckstrom, DeLynn Kiedaisch, Curt Murff, Joel and Lori Powless.
Lutheran Church Charities welcomes 19 new Lutheran Early Response Team (L.E.R.T.) certified members!
On Saturday, September 12, LCC held a Basic LCMS L.E.R.T. training for new members at Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Elburn, Illinois, led by Kathy O’Day, Director of Disaster Response.
There were a total of 24 in attendance, from the following churches and L.E.R.T. teams in Illinois:
Faith - Lake Forest
Lord of Life - Elburn
St. Paul - Matteson
St. Paul’s - Mt. Prospect
St. Peter - Arlington Heights
Trinity - Lisle
Trinity - Villa Park
Willow Creek - Huntley
It is good to see how the disaster response ministry is continuing to grow with volunteers willing to serve and share the mercy, compassion, presence and proclamation of Jesus Christ to those suffering and in need.