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Quilters from Bristol Lutheran Church (Sun Prairie, WI) have been making LWR Mission Quilts for over 70 years.

These quilters saw their work in action – halfway around the world!

The quilters from Bristol Lutheran Church in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, were looking at a publication from Lutheran World Relief when they noticed pictures of quilts being distributed in Nepal. Several quilts looked very familiar as the group recognized their distinct sewing pattern. The quilts of the small church may well have worked their way to [...]Read More...

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Flor Pérez Vásquez plays with her son in her family's pasture

Lenten Devotion – John 3:14-21

This post is one in a series of devotionals written by Lutherans in the U.S. and LWR staff around the world reflecting on their faith, which calls them to proclaim hope for those in need.Check out the rest of the devotionals in the series.  As we walk through the season of Lent together, announce to the world that the Hope [...]Read More...

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Children pose after washing their hands and brushing their teeth in the Safe and Healthy Schools Project.

Lenten Devotion – Ephesians 2:1-10

This post is one in a series of devotionals written by Lutherans in the U.S. and LWR staff around the world reflecting on their faith, which calls them to proclaim hope for those in need. Check out the rest of the devotionals in the series.  As we walk through the season of Lent together, announce to the world that the Hope [...]Read More...

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Jose Martinez Flores, a farmer and partner in LWR Farmers Market Coffee, stands among his coffee trees in Jinotega, Nicaragua [Photo: Oscar Leiva Marinero].

Lenten Devotion – 1 Corinthians 1:18-25

This post is one in a series of devotionals written by Lutherans in the U.S. and LWR staff around the world reflecting on their faith, which calls them to proclaim hope for those in need. Check out the rest of the devotionals in the series.  As we walk through the season of Lent together, announce to the [...]Read More...

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A young girl plays near her home in the Philippines.

Use Thrivent Choice Dollars® to Reach the World’s Poorest Communities

Around the world, millions of our fellow brothers and sisters live in extreme poverty, beyond the reach of life-sustaining resources. Hunger is pervasive, and they are cut off from health care, education and other basic services. If you’re a Thrivent Financial member, you may be eligible to participate in Thrivent Choice® and recommend where some of Thrivent [...]Read More...

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How a generous retiree got his donation to LWR tripled!

Ben Manny isn’t a magician. But he is an active retiree who is committed to using his resources to make the world a better place. Here’s how, by taking advantage of a few great opportunities, he managed to triple his giving to Lutheran World Relief, providing three times as much help and hope to families [...]Read More...

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Rafael José Mindiola is a member of the native Arhuaco community in northern Colombia.

Lenten Devotion – Genesis 22:1-19

This post is one in a series of devotionals written by Lutherans in the U.S. and LWR staff around the world reflecting on their faith, which calls them to proclaim hope for those in need. Click here to check out the rest of the series. As we walk through the season of Lent together, announce to the [...]Read More...

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Community members from the town of Chupicaloma, Peru, gather around a reservoir used to harvest water.

Lenten Devotion – Genesis 9:8-17

This post is one in a series of devotionals written by Lutherans in the U.S. and LWR staff around the world reflecting on their faith, which calls them to proclaim hope for those in need. Check out the other devotionals in the series. As we walk through the season of Lent together, announce to the world that [...]Read More...

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Janice Wendorf presents a quilt from her home congregation to the Volunteers of Salvation (VOSA), an orphanage and school in Tanzania.

Lenten Devotion – Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21

This post is one in a series of devotionals written by Lutherans in the U.S. and LWR staff around the world reflecting on their faith, which calls them to proclaim hope for those in need. Check out the other devotionals in the series. As we walk through the season of Lent together, announce to the world that [...]Read More...

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A young child waits for a nutritional assessment in South Sudan.

Lenten Devotion: Isaiah 58:1-12

This post is the first in a series of devotionals written by Lutherans in the U.S. and LWR staff around the world reflecting on their faith, which calls them to proclaim hope for those in need. Check out the other devotionals in the series. As we walk through the season of Lent together, announce to the world [...]Read More...

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