Helping Puerto Rico Rise Again


Conference extends its commitment to help Puerto Rico

The Eastern PA Conference is living up to its 2018 campaign commitment to “Help Puerto Rico Rise Again!” Our third Volunteers in Mission (VIM) team heads there June 15 to… Read more

Explore the World Through the Ministries of Volunteers in Mission & Early Response Teams

Training Events (Simultaneous)Ponder anew what the Almighty can do . . . through you! You could travel a few miles from home or halfway round the world to share God’s… Read more

First Conference VIM team brings hope to Puerto Rico

REHACE, the social ministry arm of the Methodist Church of Puerto Rico, stands for Rehaciendo Comunidades con Esperanza (Rebuilding Communities of Hope), an apt description of that church’s mission to… Read more

Helping Puerto Rico Rise Again Love Offering Oct. 14

Our conference’s Helping Puerto Rico Rise Again month-long love offering ends this Sunday, Oct. 14, along with National Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month (Sept. 15 to October 15)  As we continue to… Read more

Loving others in our family of faith

Galatians 6:10 says, “So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are of the household of faith.” These words of the… Read more

Conference, churches helping Puerto Rico ‘rise again’

Both the Eastern PA Conference and several local churches are responding to the ongoing critical needs caused by Hurricane Maria’s devastation of Puerto Rico a year ago in September. The… Read more

VIM/ERT training

Volunteering with the Methodist Church of Puerto Rico

How to Get Your Church Involved Eastern PA Conference Disaster Response Coordinator Robert Simcox and the Rev. Russell Atkinson, conference UM Volunteers in Mission Coordinator, organized dual, daylong training events… Read more

Conference responding to Puerto Rico’s disaster recovery needs

Efforts to respond to ongoing critical needs of Puerto Ricans affected by Hurricane Maria’s devastation are revving up on several fronts in the Eastern PA Conference. The Rev. Nick Camacho,… Read more

Disaster response grows, but Puerto Rico’s recovery is slow

In Puerto Rico the 2018 hurricane season began June 1, with over 11,000 residents still lacking electrical power and an estimated 5,000 or more lives lost from the September 2017… Read more

Resilient hope arises from hurricane’s horror

Eastern PA team visits Puerto Rico churches By John W. Coleman The Rev. Nicolas Camacho (right) saw and heard about extensive damage and destruction done by Hurricane Maria to many… Read more