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Relief After Storms

WELS Relief provides aid after storms appeared in the June 15, 2010, Together.
Photos in the slideshow provided by a congregational member of Holy Cross, Oklahoma City, Okla.

Update on typhoon damage in Taiwan

Many have written asking about the Typhoon aftermath. The northern half of the island is okay. The southern half is devastated. Perhaps you saw footage of the six story hotel that fell into the river. That hotel is near a popular hot-spring area on the south east coast. The hotel was 100 meters from the river [...]

Volunteers Help First Lutheran, Minnesota City, Minn.

After the initial clean up by the congregation and lengthy discussions about how to refurbish, it was decided that the congregation would do the majority of the work themselves. Committee on Relief received a call from Pastor Eckhart requesting help with the refurbishing of the kitchen, fellowship hall, and bathrooms. Pastor Philip Schupmann contacted Pastor Richard [...]

Storm Damage to WELS Mission in Zambia, Africa

$10,000 was recently granted to the WELS Mission in Zambia, Africa, to help it recover from recent storms that damaged many of their buildings. The dollars will provide repairs to the roof of the parsonage in Myimba, damage to the roof of the study center in Choma, and the destruction of the church building at [...]

Hurricane Damage in Alexandria, La.

Pastor Chris Esmay in Alexandria, La., reports that their church, King of Kings, suffered extensive damage from Hurricane Gustav.  Pastor Esmay and his wife and two young children escaped their parsonage as about four feet of water rolled into their home and church.  WELS Committee on Relief is providing financial assistance so that Pastor Esmay and [...]