In northeastern Congo, many farmers are afraid to work in their fields due to threats by rebels. Hunger and starvation are daily realities. UMCOR is there offering hope.
Fifteen people are dead and many are homeless or missing following the eruption of Mount Nyiragongo in DR Congo. One United Methodist Church reduced to rubble.
India currently faces a major health crisis associated with coronavirus. The United Methodist Committee on Relief is working with partners there and encouraging gifts to the UMCOR COVID-19 Response Fund.
The Global Health initiative of the General Board of Global Ministries has integrated the work of Imagine No Malaria with its Mother, Newborn, and Child Health program.
Katie Peterson has been in service as a Church and Community Worker for 23 years, including a stint in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula at God’s Country Cooperative Parish.
Church World Service advocates for rebuilding a humane immigration system in the U.S. A new $1.1 million grant from UMCOR will help them as they aid families seeking new lives.
The General Board of Global Ministries made financial allocations at its spring meeting with the emphasis on justice and the fact that Jesus cares.
He lives in Virginia but walks the Appalachian Trail in Pennsylvania. Jimmy Dillon embraces his calling to go into the wilderness and bring awareness to UMCOR.
United Methodist churches across the south opened shelters as winter storms left millions without water or electricity. Gifts to UMCOR’s U.S. Disaster Response #901670 will provide aid for recovery efforts.
For the past year, natural disasters have run concurrently with coronavirus, complicating rescue and recovery efforts. UMCOR head Roland Ferdandes says, “The struggles in some ways brought people closer together.”