Human Care

Christian Citizenship

We sing, “God bless our native land.” One of the ways for Him to do so is through His people, as we act in our capacity as citizens. For new updates, click here.


Caring for Church Workers and Those They Serve

Suggestions for an Effective Pastoral Visit

Chaplain Jeff Harter, CID Human Care Committee Chairman, has compiled a list of suggestions for pastors and other church workers making visits in nursing homes or hospitals. Others can benefit from this list too. A number of facilities are maintaining significant restrictions on visitors. Still, keep these suggestions tucked away for future use! Click here to view the list (pdf).

Helpful Links

For more information on Human Care, contact:

Dr. Ken Schurb, Human Care Executive
LCMS Central Illinois District
1850 N. Grand Avenue West
Springfield, IL 62702-1626
(217) 793-1802