UMCOR


2018: The Year of the Migrant

In the midst of the joyous celebration of Christmas there is a backdrop of suffering around the globe in the form of migrants. Studies indicate that there are as many… Read more

Pocono Plateau hosts NEJ UMVIM/UMCOR training academy

The Rev. Greg Ellis and other Eastern PA Conference mission volunteers are at Pocono Plateau Camp & Retreat Center hosting peers from across the Northeastern Jurisdiction this week. They are… Read more

NEJ VIM/UMCOR Academy Training Event

March 26-29: NEJ VIM/UMCOR Academy Training Event, Pocono Plateau Eastern PA is hosting this year’s 3rd Annual Joint Training Academy for United Methodist Volunteers in Mission and UMCOR. The event… Read more

UMCOR, churches respond to Hurricane Matthew’s destruction

Hurricane Matthew, one of the fiercest hurricanes in nearly a decade, left a trail of destruction including nearly 1,000 dead in Haiti and up to 90 percent of some areas there… Read more

Donations sought for storm-damaged Congo mission

Donations sought for storm-damaged Congo mission

Central Congo Area Bishop David K. Yemba recently reported destruction caused by heavy rains and strong winds to Diengenga, where United Methodists have created a clinic, a trade school and… Read more

FLINT, MI - JANUARY 13: The Flint Water Plant tower is shown January 13, 2016 in Flint, Michigan. On Tuesday, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder activated the National Guard to help the American Red Cross distribute water to Flint residents to help them deal with the lead contamination that is in the City of Flint's water supply. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Donations sought for Flint’s water crisis

FLINT, MI – JANUARY 13:   The Flint Water Plant tower is shown January 13, 2016 in Flint, Michigan. On Tuesday, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder activated the National Guard to… Read more

Syrian, Iraqi Refugees, UMCOR

UMCOR, Church & Society respond to refugee crisis

The Rev. Jack Amick, International Disaster Response executive for the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR), updated Bishop Peggy Johnson this week on the agency’s response to the throngs of… Read more

Missionaries Mark Deirdre Zimmerman

United Methodists Respond to Nepal Quake

Note: Dr. Mark and Deirdre Zimmerman receive direct missionary support from the Eastern PA Conference. From UMCOR–April 27, 2015—-The General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church, through its disaster-relief arm… Read more

UMCOR: 75 Years of Hope, One Great Hour of Sharing

The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) turns 75 this year. What started as a relief effort to help a war ravaged China in 1940 has grown and transformed into… Read more

United Methodist Church Responds to Ebola

United Methodist Bishop John K. Yambasu, Chairman of the Religious Leaders Task Force, demonstrates a new way of greeting instead of the traditional handshake. New traditions are being created to… Read more