Pacific Northwest and Disaster Related News

Articles posted here come from either national media outlets or the ELCA, its congregations, synods or Social Service Agencies. The goal is to highlight news that might otherwise be overlooked. Please let us know about events in your area that might be shared.

My Faith Matters
20 Oct: Hammer and Dance – COVID Reasserts Itself

Coronavirus cases in the United States are surging toward their third peak in eight months. More than 70,000 new infections were recorded on Friday, the most in a single day since July, and the country recently surpassed eight million total cases.

Smoke back in west
23 Sep: Smoke is back in the West

Over the last month, huge wildfires have laid siege to the West Coast. The shroud of smoke that came with them offers both a glimpse of the future and a reminder of the past.