United Methodist churches across the United States are offering radical hospitality to Afghan families caught in the aftermath of a 20-year war.
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.
The plight of Afghans has filled the news for the past several weeks. The situation remains uncertain. UMCOR has been working there alongside partners for 60 years. UMCOR is providing assistance now.
UMCOR has issued funds for medical relief in Haiti. Roland Fernandes, head of UMCOR, says, “Our response will continue with more grants to partners in the region providing humanitarian relief.”
For the second time in 11 years, a major earthquake struck Haiti. Reports reaching The Michigan Conference indicate devastation is the greatest in the region of Jeremie and Les Cayes. Pray for our Covenant Partners.
Bishop David Bard and Michigan Conference leaders recently visited Sanford, Gladwin, and Midland to hear Case Managers talk about long-term recovery from the catastrophic Tittabawassee River flood in May 2020.
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.
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.
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.
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.