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Hurricane Ida takes out church buildings

Church damaged by Hurricane Ida

Bishops Cynthia Fierro Harvey has been without electricity or internet since the storm. But she’s had enough reports to know that United Methodist structures in southeast Louisiana took a hit from Ida.

Your dollars go where disaster hits

One disaster after another has filled the headlines in recent weeks. UMCOR and The Michigan Conference provide ways to restore the lives of neighbors near and far.

You can help in SE Michigan flooding

Flood relief in the form of Cleaning Kits

Relief efforts continue in Wayne and Washtenaw counties where flooding damaged hundreds of homes. You can help in three ways — donate funds, volunteer, and provide cleaning supplies.

Help needed for flood clean-up

Volunteers needed for flood clean-up

It’s time to put boots on the ground in Greater Detroit to help with the clean-up after flooding last weekend. Here are two opportunities for volunteers able to serve. 

Bishop appeals for disaster funds

Disaster strikes in Detroit.

Record rainfall the weekend of June 26-27 has left many in Michigan recovering from flooding of homes and churches. Bishop Bard appeals for gifts to the Michigan Conference Disaster Response Fund.

Lives being changed in mid-Michigan

Mid-Michigan flood damaged assessed in Sanford

Disaster recovery continues in mid-Michigan after flooding shattered the lives of thousands eight months ago. Six case managers, employed by The Michigan Conference, are now helping residents rebuild their lives.

UMCOR has a year like no other

UMCOR assisted in GLBR flooding in May.

34 UMCOR grants totaling an estimated $783,700 were distributed in 2020. The Michigan Conference received $110,000 to address the flooding in the Great Lakes Bay Region on May 19.

Resources for a time of lament

Man in lament and grief

“A passionate expression of grief or sorrow.“ Christian tradition gives us the practice of lament. Here are resources to use in corporate worship, small groups, or individual prayer time.

Michigan flooding and what you can do now

Mid-Michigan flooding around Midland First UMC

The Disaster Response Team of the Michigan Conference suggests several important things United Methodists can do to assist thousands of their neighbors who are now suffering from flooding in mid-Michigan.

Speaking in new tongues at Pentecost

The Holy Spirit at Pentecost

Bishop David Bard reflects on the coronavirus pandemic and catastrophic flooding in this Pentecost message to the Michigan Conference.