Michigan United Methodists are encouraged to contribute to the Conference Disaster Response Fund as the community leaders in Gaylord assess property damage and recovery needs from the May 20 tornado.
Cheryl Tipton served as UMCOR case manager and district disaster response coordinator when Detroit suffered flooding over the past six years. UMCOR Sunday lays the foundation for relief and recovery.
Flooding has hit greater Detroit three times since 2014. Case managers are the connection between resources provided by UMCOR and those in need.
Whether pandemic or endemic at this point, after two years, COVID leaves church leaders with challenges and opportunities. The third in a four-part series.
Eight states were devastated by 60 tornadoes in December of 2021. The United Methodist Committee on Relief is helping recovery happen with generous gifts from across the connection.
UMCOR answered many appeals for help in 2021. Here are key responses and a few of the major grants awarded to help alleviate suffering worldwide, including Michigan.
In this year’s Advent message, Bishop David Bard notes that some surprises are bad. But he adds we can also expect to be surprised by God’s joy, hope, and love… Continue Reading A holy season full of surprises
The Bishop’s Advent Appeal for 2021 aims to be “a surprise of hope for people near and far.” Gifts will support disaster recovery in Michigan, the United States, and countries… Continue Reading Advent appeal aids disaster recovery
Flood survivors living in Iosco and Arenac counties are now being helped by a $600,000 grant from the United Methodist Committee on Relief. Long-term recovery from the 2020 flood continues.
Federal, state, and church resources are being mustered to assist in the disaster relief phase after flood waters swept through Wayne and Washtenaw counties on June 26. You can help.