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More aid, volunteers needed to help Gilberton recover from flooding

The Eastern PA Conference is seeking more donations to help with flood recovery efforts in Gilberton, PA. Funds may be sent to the Conference Treasurer’s Office,  Eastern PA Conference, PO… Read more

Donated hand sanitizer available at 4 camps, 2 churches

Six barrels with 50-gallons each of donated hand sanitizer are now ready and waiting for churches to “come and get it” at the Eastern PA Conference’s four Camp & Retreat… Read more

Appeal for donated masks, hand sanitizer, etc

The Eastern PA Conference Disaster Response Ministry is seeking volunteers to sew and donate suitable protective masks for children and adults in vulnerable, urban communities…

Conference to provide hand sanitizer, masks to churches

By John W. Coleman Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Eastern PA Conference Disaster Response Ministry has been sharing information about government resources with Bishop Peggy Johnson and her Cabinet… Read more

Volunteers help Gilberton recover from flooding, but more aid is needed

Responding to major flood damage in the Schuylkill County borough of Gilberton, Eastern PA Conference Bishop Peggy Johnson and more than 30 other volunteers came to help Saturday morning, June… Read more

UMCOR turns 80!

“For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me.” — Matthew 25:35,… Read more

Puerto Rico recovers from 2017 hurricanes, aided by UMCOR, UMVIM

By John W. Coleman September 18, 2019 | ATLANTA As September’s Hurricane Dorian grazed Puerto Rico’s coast, residents were relieved to be spared an encore of the historic, widespread destruction… Read more

Dorian response illustrates how UMCOR works

As the Bahamas and communities along the eastern coast of the United States begin to recover from Hurricane Dorian, the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) is assisting with relief efforts everywhere…. Read more

UMCOR Sunday is March 31. Please give.

MAKE A BIGGER DIFFERENCE TOGETHER. “Our faith in Jesus allows us to look beyond ourselves and help others. We connect with those who are in the midst of a disaster,… 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