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Iowa Storm Damage Relief

Iowa farmers assess losses after derecho storm flattens cornfields,  destroys grain bins

King of Kings Lutheran Church, Cedar Rapids, Iowa and Pastor Mark Halvorson have been appointed by Iowa District East to the point congregation for disaster response for the Cedar Rapids, Iowa area, following the devastating hurricane-force winds that blew through Iowa a few weeks ago.  Pastor Halvorson says that the needs are great for clean-up, particularly clearing fallen and severely damaged trees.  Pastor Halvorson has written a letter laying out how you can help.

Read Pastor Halvorson's Letter

Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.

Proverbs 3:5-6

I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

John 14:6

The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me. My heart leaps for joy, and with my song I praise him. The LORD is the strength of his people, a fortress of salvation for his anointed one.

Psalm 28:7-8

Go on up to a high mountain,  O Zion, herald of good news; lift up your voice with strength, O Jerusalem, herald of good news; lift it up, fear not; say to the cities of Judah,  “Behold your God!”

Isaiah 40:9

Behold, my servant shall act wisely; he shall be high and lifted up, and shall be exalted.

Isaiah 52:13

And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up