Prayers for Anna Marie García

Anna Marie García was diagnosed with cancer early this year. She has been undergoing aggressive treatment, but her form of cancer is very rare. Various forms of treatments are being considered. Please join us in praying for Anna Marie García and her family during this...

Prayers for John Roth

Prayers for John Roth, husband of Diane Roth, pastor of Grace Lutheran in Conroe. He was involved in an automobile accident and was taken to the hospital where he was found to have a fractured vertebrae in his neck and injuries to his knee and leg. It is possible he...
Japan Earthquakes

Japan Earthquakes

On April 14, a 6.5-magnitude earthquake hit Kumamoto, which has a strong Lutheran presence. Several strong aftershocks, 600 that could be felt, and another 7.3-magnitude earthquake later, many homes have been destroyed, the death toll has reached 47 and thousands have...
Ecuador Earthquake

Ecuador Earthquake

A powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck the northern coast of Ecuador on April 16. While assessment of damage is still taking place, more than 250 deaths have been confirmed, thousands have been injured and massive damage to and destruction of buildings and homes...

In Loving Memory of Helen R. Oestreich

Helen Oestreich, wife of the late Rev. Clarence Oestreich, passed away on Saturday, April 2. Please remember Helen’s family in your prayers. May they be comforted in this time of grief with hope and promise of new life we have in the Lord.  Arrangements...

Prayers for Gloria Dei Lutheran

Members of the ELCA are offering prayers for the congregation of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Duluth, Minnesota, whose church suffered major damage in a fire on February 18. The fire, which destroyed much of the sanctuary of the 110-year-old building, is still under...