Michigan is a pleasant place to live. However, it’s good to know that, when the inevitable storms strike, there are leaders ready to provide assistance and hope.
This is the first in a series, “Volunteer with a Michigan Mission,” shared by the Michigan Conference Volunteer in Mission Coordinator, Jody Pratt.
United Methodists are fulfilling their call to do service and advocacy giving relief to some of the world’s 68 million displaced people, including children and families at the US-Mexico border.
United Methodist conferences and congregations are ramping up their response to the many disasters that occurred around the country this spring. UMCOR is supporting their efforts at clean-up and assistance.
The Rev. Jack Amick, UMCOR’s Director of Global Migration, talks about the human side of migration at the U.S.-Mexico Border. He has experienced both great sadness as well as hope.
Two Early Response Team training sessions have been organized for this spring. Be ready to step in when disaster strikes.
From disaster relief to crop security, the United Methodist Committee on Relief provides well-implemented and faith-based assistance to all God’s people.
Every square inch of Nebraska may be flooded before the waters recede, says Great Plains Disaster Response Coordinator. They are one of 7 Midwest states hit by a “bomb cyclone.”
United Methodists gathered at an ecumenical service to support cyclone survivors as relief efforts ramped up in the hardest-hit areas of Mozambique.
As UMCOR Sunday approaches, UMCOR is working on the scene of flooding in mid-America and a cyclone in southern Africa.