After the Storm poised for growth
With a new name and a new website, the Michigan Conference’s long-term disaster recovery nonprofit is better prepared to help Michigan rebuild one family at a time.
Disaster relief updates, furnace needs in Detroit
Michigan disaster relief updates include a final report on the October cleaning kit rally and a call for financial assistance to replace flood-damaged furnaces in Detroit and for volunteers to… Continue Reading Disaster relief updates, furnace needs in Detroit
Kentucky churches respond to record flooding
After record flooding in Eastern Kentucky, United Methodist volunteers are serving as God’s “hands and feet.”
Eyewitness to UMCOR Sunday’s value
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.
Hurricane Ida takes out church buildings
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… Continue Reading Hurricane Ida takes out church buildings
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
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
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
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… Continue Reading Bishop appeals for disaster funds
Lives being changed in mid-Michigan
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.