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UMs help with Afghan resettlement

Afghan family flees country

United Methodist churches across the United States are offering radical hospitality to Afghan families caught in the aftermath of a 20-year war.

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.

UMCOR supports Afghans in need

Afghans at the airport

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.

Haiti receives two UMCOR grants

Helping Hand for Haiti after earthquake

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.” 

The earth shifts once again across Haiti

Man in Jeremie Haiti

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.

‘Fixing hearts’ after mid-Michigan flood

Bishop visits flood recovery in Sanford

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.  

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.

Clean-up continues in southeast Michigan

Flood clean-up in southeast Michigan

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.

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.

UMCOR aids displaced in Congo

UMCOR in Congo after Volcano

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.