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2022 LCMS National Disaster Response Conference

September 28 - September 30

The 2022 LCMS National Disaster Response Conference — “Day by Day We Magnify Thee: LERT in the Life of the Church” — will be held from 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, to noon Friday, Sept. 30, at Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne in Fort Wayne, Ind.

This conference is specially designed for LCMS district disaster response coordinators (DDRCs) and Lutheran Early Response Team (LERT) trainers. DDRCs and LERT trainers can expect specialized training that will serve them in their positions as well as case studies, tabletop exercises, panel discussions, and more.

The conference is also open to LERT volunteers and anyone else interested in LCMS Disaster Response.

Registration, which is $75 per person, is available online. Registration includes lunch on Wednesday and Thursday as well as the banquet on Thursday evening.

A detailed schedule, including speakers and presentation topics, will also be published on this page once it is finalized.

Contact LCMS Disaster Response at disaster@lcms.org with questions.

Register now

Hotel information

Attendees are responsible for their own lodging.

Several hotel rooms are available at a discounted room rate of $79 per night (plus applicable taxes) at Sonesta Select Fort Wayne for the nights of Sept. 27, 28, and 29. Additional rooms may be added later but are not guaranteed at that price. Each room includes a Grab & Go breakfast (up to 2 per room per day based on occupancy), Wi-Fi, and complimentary self-parking.

Please contact the hotel directly to make your reservation.

  • Call 260-471-8522 and reference the 2022 LCMS National Disaster Response Conference.


September 28
September 30
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Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne
6600 North Clinton Street
Fort Wayne, 46802
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(260) 452-2100