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An image of hands in prayer. Photo illustration by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

Pray for Nepal

We ask prayers for those affected by the earthquake in Nepal that has killed over 3,700. You can make a donation to the Committee on Relief at this link. More

A chain of people linking Venice Park United Methodist Church and a family’s home being rebuilt by United Methodist project, A Future With Hope. Photo courtesy of the Greater New Jersey Conference.

A ‘chain of hope’ two years after Hurricane Sandy

People join hands along a street in Atlantic City, New Jersey between a local church and a home being rebuilt by A Future With Hope. Read More

The Underwater Investigation Unit of the Baton Rouge Police Department rescues people trapped by the Louisiana floodwaters.

United Methodists Responding to Disaster

United Methodists support those hurt by storms. Learn how you can donate to relief efforts. More

Damage from tornado in Joplin, Missouri in 2011. Photo courtesy The Missouri Conference.

Joplin church focuses on disaster response, then and now

Three years after tornadoes ripped through Joplin, Missouri, United Methodists are rebuilding homes and learning from the past. Read More

Devastation of downtown Pilger, Neb., after tornadoes struck northeast Nebraska, June 16, 2014. Photo courtesy Linda Stewart, Great Plains Annual (regional) Conference.

Churches reach out after Nebraska tornadoes

The Great Plains Annual (regional) Conference asks for prayers following deadly storms. Read how United Methodists are helping in northeast Nebraska. Read More

Preparing disaster relief buckets in Wanchese, North Carolina. Photo by Bill Norton, North Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church.

Top 4 worst and best ways to help after a disaster

As we watch news of devastating U.S. storms, we immediately want to help. Learn how to couple compassion with good judgment to support survivors. Read More

The Goshen Memorial outside of Piedmont. Ala. was built as a memorial tribute to the 20 people who were killed when a large wedge type tornado slammed into Goshen United Methodist Church during a Palm Sunday service killing 20 people inside. The memorial is built on the site where the church once stood. Photo by Bill Wilson, The Anniston Star

Healing and hope after the unthinkable

Rev. Kelly Clem, who lost 20 worshipers including her daughter in a devastating tornado on Palm Sunday, 1994, says through “brokenness” we experience the power of Christ. Read More

Lieutenant commander Rev. Jennifer Bowden,  a Navy Chaplain and a United Methodist, is serving near Oso, Washington after devastating mudslide. Photo courtesy of the West Michigan Conference of the United Methodist Church.

Navy Chaplain serves in Washington mudslide disaster

Jennifer Bowden is serving Navy families and helping with the search for survivors in Oso. "Every day I go in it's surreal." Read More

UMCOR monitoring Chile after earthquake

The Committee on Relief, which is in touch with humanitarian partners in northern Chile, requests your prayers for survivors of magnitude 8.2 temblor Read More

Members of St. Martin Methodist Church in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, erect a temporary shelter for Sunday worship. UMNS photos by Mike DuBose.

Worship goes on beside damaged Haitian church

Between the ruins of St. Martin Methodist Church and school, chairs are full. Read More

The Rev. R. Randy Day surveys destroyed homes along the beach in Banda Aceh, Indonesia. A UMNS photo by Mike DuBose.

United Methodist delegation comforts Indonesian church, bishop says

Indonesian bishop says United Methodist delegation visit after tsunami is a “great comfort.” Read More

Members of a United Methodist delegation pray during a visit to Banda Aceh, Indonesia, three weeks after the tsunami. A UMNS photo by Mike DuBose.

Returning to Banda Aceh, pastor sees ‘unbelievable’ destruction

A delegation of United Methodists and Methodists from Indonesia surveyed the damage in Banda Aceh, one of the areas hardest hit by the Dec. 26, 2005, tsunami and earthquake. Read More

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