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Youth from Tigard (Ore.) United Methodist Church install siding at the home of Regina Batiste in Slidell, La., as part of Project Noah, sponsored by First United Methodist Church of Baton Rouge, La. A UMNS photo by Mike DuBose.

‘We are restoring lives,’ says recovery station director

Leona Cousins, 95, has been living in her shed since Katrina hit. She is just one example of the people being helped by the United Methodist Slidell Recovery Station. Read More

Two upstate New York churches adopt Mississippi family

Lisa, Destin and Darrien Swanson are wearing big smiles and new school uniforms for their first day of school in Pearlington, Miss., thanks to two United Methodist churches. Read More

Katrina one year later: remembering, rebuilding

For many along the U.S. Gulf Coast, the countdown to the new year will start Aug. 29 — not Jan. 1. Read More

Volunteers come to Mississippi’s aid

Six months after Katrina, houses are rotting, bent and twisted church signs stand vigil over places where thriving congregations once worshipped and people are in deep grief. Read More

Hurricane leaves new problems for struggling church

Felicity United Methodist Church was just starting to see daylight again when Hurricane Katrina came to town and blew away its hope. Read More

Pastor ‘goes with flow’ as he helps church, conference recover

The prayer of the Rev. Darryl Tate, director of the United Methodist Church's Louisiana Conference Storm Recovery Center, is the same every day: Read More

Alberta Paige recalls how hurricane floodwaters swept into her Biloxi, Miss., home. A UMNS photo by Mike DuBose.

‘Not one time was I afraid,’ storm survivor says

Alberta Paige, 83, recalls how hurricane floodwaters swept into her Biloxi, Miss., home early Aug. 29, 2005. Read More

Volunteer teams give Mississippi pastor hope

The Rev. Edward Moses, pastor of St. Paul and Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, Gulfport, Miss., says his hope is in Jesus Christ and the volunteers. Read More