Kathy O'Day, Director of Disaster Response for LCC, was asked to join Rev. Brian Davies at Lord of Glory Lutheran Church, Grayslake, Illinois to recognize seven new LERT trained volunteers during both Sunday morning worship services. Kathy also led a class between services on what a LERT volunteer does to bring the Mercy, Compassion, Presence and Proclamation of Jesus Christ to those suffering and in need.
Rev. Davies encouraged members of the congregation to become LERT certified so they can become a LCC LERT team in the Northern Illinois District. Approximately 25 people attended the class and were very interested to hear how they, as the church, can respond to those in their congregation, community and beyond affected by a disaster. Many indicated they would like to become LERT certified and form a tea