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Responding to the floods in Louisiana
Help those most affected by the Louisiana floods by donating to the UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief) United States Disaster Response Fund (#901670).
Louisiana Flooding, August 2016
From United Methodist News Service:
- "Louisiana churches cope with flooding" - Read how United Methodist churches are ministering to those in need.
From the Louisiana Conference of The United Methodist Church:
- The Louisiana Annual Conference website is a great place to stay up to date on all that is happening in the flood relief efforts.
- Follow the Louisiana Annual Conference on Facebook.
From the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR):
- Donate to UMCOR's US Disaster Response Fund.
- Churches dealing with disaster
- United Methodists Responding to Disaster
- Top four worst, and best, ways to help after a disaster
- The theology behind disaster relief, recovery
More stories about the Louisiana floods
UMCOR grants target U.S. flooding
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United Methodist church families rescuing, rebuilding after floods
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Prayer room spot reveals God’s presence through the flood
When the Rev. Clifton Conrad and his wife, Kathleen, returned home after days of flooding they found an assurance of God’s grace in their prayer room. Read More
Louisiana churches join hands, look for blessings
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Louisiana churches cope with flooding
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Three family Bibles bring a flood of emotion
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Floods reopen decades of grief when caskets disturbed
Flooding in Louisiana raises crypts and caskets in a cemetery overseen by a United Methodist congregation. Read More
Baton Rouge church fixing ‘holy, beautiful messes’
A United Methodist church straddling a line between racially divided neighborhoods is repairing flooded homes and, hopefully, relationships. Read More