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An April 26 storm, possibly a tornado, badly damaged the sanctuary at Davis First United Methodist Church in Davis, Oklahoma. Photo by Andrew Himes

Oklahoma church loses sanctuary to storm

Members rescue Bible, candelabra, offering plates after the storm caused the building's roof to collapse. Read More

The Dec. 26 tornado that hit North Texas was particularly damaging to parts of Rowlett, east of Dallas. UMNS photo by Sam Hodges.

Favor returned: Tiny church offers hefty relief check

A United Methodist church on the Texas coast got connectional help after hurricanes and now is helping North Texas recover from tornadoes. Read More

Volunteer Sid Riddick mixes concrete for a footing as he repairs damage from Hurricane Sandy at a home in Atlantic City, N.J. Riddick was part of a volunteer team from Matthews (N.C.) United Methodist Church and was working through A Future With Hope, a long-term recovery program of the Greater New Jersey Conference of The United Methodist Church. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Volunteers still needed three years after Superstorm Sandy

The hurricane hit on October 29, 2012. Watch and download a video about the continuing need to help survivors rebuild their homes and lives. View

Community members walk past a food distribution site for the United Methodist Committee on Relief following Typhoon Haiyan in Dagami, Philippines, in 2013. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

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

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

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

Churches respond to 700 miles of U.S. storms

United Methodists assess damages while they open doors to cool, feed people as stifling heat continues in Midwest, Mid-Atlantic. Read More

United Methodists Offer Prayers, Caring in Wake of Bridge Collapse

United Methodists across Minneapolis are standing in solidarity with victims and families in the aftermath. Read More

Christian and Muslim Relief Groups Form Landmark Global Aid Partnership

The partnership could result in approximately $15 million in direct relief to disaster, war and conflict-ridden areas. Read More

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