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Campers Can Quilt, Too

Posted on 26. Feb, 2013 by .

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This summer, church basements and fellowship halls are not the only places where Lutherans are taking up LWR’s Quilt Campaign challenge. They’re also pitching in near lakes and on the hiking trail. Up to 48% of Lutheran youth say that they have attended a church summer camp, an important place for faith formation. This year […]

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Haiti: Reason for hope?

Posted on 24. Feb, 2011 by .

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by Dan Ruth Visiting Haiti this week has been eye-opening, to say the least. While it doesn’t seem to have the huge income disparity that other countries do (actually, it probably does, but it wasn’t as visible as other places), it is a nation of contrasts. As soon as we landed in Port-au-Prince, it was […]

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Update from Haiti

Posted on 30. Sep, 2010 by .

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All over Haiti there are signs of progress: rubble removal, construction of temporary houses, people and machines everywhere. Here in Leogane, near the epicenter of the earthquake, people are involved in a variety of planning and construction projects, from hospitals to schools to shelter for other survivors. Storm Damage in one of the temporary camps […]

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Campers Make Health Kits for Haiti

Posted on 19. Jul, 2010 by .

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Created for Communityby Lisa Hettinger, Created for Community* Project Coordinator One by one the health kits are assembled. Hand towel, wash cloth, bar of soap, fingernail clippers, six band aids, a comb and a toothbrush. Once all the items are placed neatly in the hand towel, the kit is carefully folded up and secured with […]

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Helping Haiti from Summer Camp

Posted on 14. Jul, 2010 by .

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Most camp-bound children aspire to fill their summer days with outdoor activities like swimming, hiking and playing games. This summer, 1,500 campers in Nebraska and Kansas are putting a different spin on their summer fun by filling an ocean freight container. In a first-of-its kind partnership between Lutheran World Relief and Nebraska Lutheran Outdoor Ministries (NLOM), […]

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