How can I help when disaster strikes?

When disaster strikes anywhere in the world, many United Methodists want to know how they can help. The simplest answer is to go to https://www.umcmission.org. If there is a disaster of significant magnitude, United Methodist Global Ministries will place a link …

UMCOR grants EPAUMC $417,000 to aid disaster recovery efforts

We are pleased to announce that the United Methodist Committee on Relief of Global Ministries (UMCOR) has approved your grant request of USD ($)417,737 on behalf of the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference for Hurricane Ida and Hurricane Isaias Recovery (Project Restoration)…

United Methodists respond after devastating twisters

United Methodists in Kentucky, Tennessee and neighboring states are coming to terms with the devastation of a string of tornadoes Dec. 10-11, while also mobilizing quickly to provide food, emergency shelter and other relief. The storm system that struck on …

Seeking ‘faithful stewards of God’s Grace’

UPDATE: Churches aid disaster response during season of giving “Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.” –-1 Peter 4:10 (NIV) Whether it’s “time, talent and treasure,” as …

Volunteers, donors help make the road to disaster recovery

The road to recovery is long and hard for churches and communities in our region devastated by floods that were unleashed by Hurricane Ida’s remnant storms two months ago. But “by walking one makes the road,” in the words of …

Hurricane Ida takes out church buildings

After ripping through parts of the Caribbean, Hurricane Ida wreaked havoc across southeast Louisiana early this week, including United Methodist-owned buildings among its targets. But the historic storm continued its destructive onslaught of roaring winds, devastating tornadoes and dangerous flooding …