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2016 National Disaster Response Conference

October 18, 2016 - October 20, 2016


The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s 2016 National Disaster Response Conference is scheduled for Oct. 18-20 at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind.

LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison; the Rev. Glenn Merritt, retired director of LCMS Disaster Response; and others will engage the conference theme of “Showing Christ’s Mercy; Bringing God’s Peace.”

There will be multiple case studies from recent disasters and practical presentations from several ministries doing work in times of disaster.

The conference is for pastors, seminarians, deaconesses, district disaster-response coordinators, Recognized Service Organizations and any layperson interested in disaster response.

Contact LCMS Disaster Response at 888-THE LCMS (843-5267) or disaster@lcms.org to receive more information.

Hotel information

A limited number of hotel rooms are reserved at the Hyatt Place, 111 W. Washington Center Road, Fort Wayne, Ind. Make a reservation online or call 260-471-8522.

The Hyatt provides complimentary shuttle service to/from the airport and within a three-mile radius of the hotel, based on availability. Contact the hotel for more information.


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October 18, 2016
October 20, 2016
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LCMS Disaster Response and Training
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Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind.
6600 North Clinton Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
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