The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


ELCA help for China

The ELCA sent $50,000 to help partner churches and agencies assist survivors of an April 14 earthquake in Yushu, China.

ELCA partners include The Amity Foundation, the Sichuan Council of Churches, the Qinghai Council of Churches, the Luzhou City Church and Plateau Perspectives.

Y. Franklin Ishida, director for the Asia-Pacific Continental Desk, ELCA Global Mission, said the Sichuan council gave financial assistance to the ELCA for Midwest flood relief and has contributed funds to Taiwan in response to floods there.

To give: ELCA International Disaster Response, P.O. Box 71764, Chicago, IL 60694-1764; 800-638-3522.


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