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2022 LCMS National Disaster Response Conference

September 28, 2022 - September 30, 2022

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.

View a detailed schedule, including speakers and presentation topics, for the conference.

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

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Sonesta Select Fort Wayne hotel

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.

Additional area hotels

Mention Concordia Theological Seminary when you call to make reservations.

Comfort Suites North
$79.00 — Complimentary breakfast
3302 E. Dupont Road
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Holiday Inn at IPFW
$109.00 — On-site restaurant; provides shuttle with advance notice
4111 Paul Shaffer Drive
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Home2 Suites by Hilton Fort Wayne North
$119.00 — Complimentary breakfast
10650 Diebold Road
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Hilton Garden Inn – Fort Wayne North
$109.00 — Complimentary breakfast
10650 Diebold Road
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Hampton Inn
$99.00 — Complimentary breakfast
3520 East Dupont Road
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Wyndham Garden
$75.00 — Complimentary breakfast; shuttle service available by appointment
5750 Challenger Parkway
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If you prefer to stay in campus housing, please contact Katherine Rittner at katherine.rittner@ctsfw.edu or 260-452-2119.

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September 28, 2022
September 30, 2022
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Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind.
6600 North Clinton Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
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