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How can I help with disaster relief?

The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) provides resources and relief to many to overcome world hunger and poverty. Read More

When disaster hits: Lessons from others

As tornadoes and floods challenge churches, one clergywoman says, "People do not recover without support, nudging and compassion." Read More

Disaster recovery: Minot celebrates beginnings

"The flood changed my entire ministry here," says the Rev. Debra Ball-Kilbourne, pastor of Faith United Methodist Church. Read More

Church responds to Mozambique flood

Heavy rains washed away homes, crops and livestock, affecting 140,000. Several church entities are rushing aid. Read More

2012: A year’s worth of disasters

As pain stretched across continents and touched some places already damaged, United Methodists throughout the connection responded. Read More

Typhoon lessons learned in Philippines

Focus on disaster risk reduction by UMCOR and others paid off when Typhoon Bopha struck Dec. 4. Read More

Health kits delight Louisiana school kids

'God was all over the place,' pastor says, as caring United Methodists gave - and continue to give - of time and treasure. Read More

Needed help reaches those in Isaac’s path

At the Mississippi Conference's request, Bill Carr brought supplies from the Memphis Conference to in the middle of the hurricane. Read More

United Methodists respond to Isaac’s wrath

As rescue efforts continued in Louisiana, first responders went to work, people filled cleaning buckets and generous givers reached out. Read More

After Haiti impact, U.S. braces for Isaac

A United Methodist work team from Louisiana rode out the storm in Haiti but now prepares for pounding at home. Read More

United Methodists open doors in disasters

From Colorado to the Atlantic coast, churches have worked to help those suffering in the clutches of the summer of 2012. Read More

A year after Minot flood: ‘Faith thrives’

Despite losing its building, Faith United Methodist Church continues its ministry through partnerships. Read More

Hope rises above flood damage in Minot

Recovery from last year's flood is going slow in North Dakota, but volunteers and donations are speeding up the process. Read More

United Methodists Produce Resources to Aid in Coping With Disaster, Tragedy

United Methodist Communications has produced a new video and study guide to help people cope with the spiritual and emotional impact of disasters such as the Asian tsunami.
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United Methodists Top $1 million in Online Giving for Tsunami Relief Effort

The United Methodist Church has surpassed $1 million in online gifts in response to the Dec. 26 earthquake and tsunami, Bishop Peter D. Weaver, president of the denomination's Council of Bishops announced. Read More

United Methodist Committee on Relief Appeals for Humanitarian Aid

The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR), the official disaster response organization of The United Methodist Church, has issued an urgent appeal for donations to assist nations in south Asia and eastern Africa who have been devastated by the Dec. 26 earthquake and tidal waves. Read More

United Methodists Use Full-Page USA Today Ad to Help Quake, Tsunami Victims

The United Methodist Church is engaged in an intensive effort to assist victims of the Dec. 26 earthquake and resulting tidal waves, Bishop Peter D. Weaver, president of the denomination's Council of Bishops said today.
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