Spiritual/emotional support through on-site prayer, with comfort bags, etc.
We understand you want to help, but there are common ways like sending clothes or stuffed animals that are less helpful.
Congregational self-assessment: How well is my congregation prepared for a disaster?
Not at all prepared: we have no idea where our legal documents are kept or they are not secure; we do not know who would take charge or be responsible if our physical site was damaged; if our congregation suffers major damage, we do not know who to contact in the Office of the Bishop
Southwestern Texas Synod Disaster Response Team
The Rev. Lisa M. Hoelscher, Vicar Johnene Cunningham, Dinah Halopka, Paul Hannemann and Bernard Scroggin