On February 1 Bishop Deborah Lieder Kiesey announced the availability of online giving to assist the people of Flint as they suffer the ongoing water crisis.
Dear friends: The Flint Water Crisis has troubled me deeply and my prayers go out to the people of Flint.
On March 6, 2016 thousands of congregations across the connection will join together in a special offering to support the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR).
SUSAN Kim United Methodist Committee on Relief While the memory of devastating 2011 storms In north Alabama will never fully fade, many residents there celebrated the Christmas season feeling safer than they ever have.
SAM HODGES & HEATHER HAHN United Methodist News Service Catastrophic tornadoes and flooding that occurred in multiple states over the Christmas holidays directly affected some United Methodists and had many others forgoing their time off to join relief efforts.
Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected by tornadoes and storms over the Christmas weekend.
For many years the word UMCOR conjured in the minds of many … earthquake, flood and fire. But today UMCOR is taking a broader view of “disaster.”
Storms left a massive chunk of the state of South Carolina underwater, with parts of the Lowcountry getting more than two feet of rainwater and Columbia up to 16 inches.
LINDA BLOOM United Methodist News Service In Messstetten, Germany, where a former military barrack serves as an initial processing center for asylum seekers, the town’s 5,000 residents are coping with an influx of some 1,000 refugees.It is part of a new wave of migration that has washed across Europe, increasing in volume over the past… Continue Reading Coping with Europe’s migration crisis
LINDA BLOOM United Methodist News Service Last summer, a wildfire scorched the back of Pateros Community United Methodist Church in Washington State and burned down its parsonage. This August, as fires once again devastate the drought-plagued western U.S., the church in Pateros is open 24 hours a day to those in need of shelter, food… Continue Reading Where there’s smoke, there’s hope