Disaster Response and Recovery

Memphis & Tennessee Disaster Response Update

By Robert Craig, Disaster Response Coordinator for Memphis and Tennessee When communities around the world are devastated by natural disasters like Hurricane Dorian, the United Methodist Church responds.  This is possible because the people called Methodist live out their faith in loving service to their neighbors, near and far.  If you desire Read More »

2019 PrimeTimers Events and Scholarships

Global Ministries and the Mission Volunteers Office are pleased to offer twogreat educational and mission service events, one in the Czech Republic and one in Paducah, Kentucky. Both events are designed with less strenuous activities than the traditional UMVIM team. The events will continue to focus on peace and poverty, Read More »

How to help flood survivors

Churches can assemble cleaning kits and hygiene kits between now and March 18. March 8, 2019 Drop off points for UMCOR Cleaning kits and Hygiene kits – please deliver supplies to these locations so they can be picked up for distribution in affected locations on Monday, March 18. Cedar Crest Read More »

Volunteers Needed in Florida

Florida is ready for volunteers. Trained ERTs will be placed in IRMA relief and those who are not trained will be serving with recovery for Hermine and Matthew. The link to volunteer is here: https://florida-reg.brtapp.com/hurricaneirmaregistration. For more information regarding needs in Florida, you can go their disaster response page, found here:http://www.flumc.org/disasterrecoveryministry.