Perhaps the most colorful Lutherans in all of New Orleans today were at the airport. As they arrived in the city, greeters welcomed them by placing bright purple, gold and green Mardi Gras beads around their necks.
UPDATE: Stop to help people in Peoria, Ill., featured in newspaper there.
Hurricane Katrina barreling toward New Orleans, 13-year-old Maria Sepas
threw her most cherished possessions into a suitcase.
Consider these helpful resources before leaving for NOLA–it’s getting close!
Charlie Ruud left his career as a professional baseball pitcher this week. In September, he’ll become associate pastor of Bethel Lutheran Church in Northfield, Minn.
My last post was on Lost and Found, one of the many musical attractions waiting for Youth Gatherers (still don’t have a technical term for this group of people) in New Orleans.