The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Sandbagging in the snow

With classes canceled, students at Concordia College, Moorhead, Minn., including Rachel Remke (left; others unidentified), sandbag, helping those along the Red River keep flooding at bay.

bogus captionAt the end of March, the campus was forced to evacuate, along with the Northwestern Minnesota and Eastern North Dakota synod offices.

Schools, senior living facilities and many rural communities and congregations were in the path of the flooding.

To give or learn more: Lutheran Disaster Response, P.O. Box 71764, Chicago, IL 60694-1764; 800-638-3522.


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