United Methodist teams still working hard to help families in need By Jessica Brodie of the South Carolina United Methodist Advocate It’s been one year since devastating floodwaters ravaged much of South Carolina, claiming 19 lives, breaching dams, closing roadways and displacing thousands of families. The United Methodist Church has been there through it all, […]
Taylor Swift continues to help the residents of Louisiana. The singer, songwriter from Nashville, Tennessee has made a generous donation to the Louisiana Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church to help with recovery and rebuild after last month’s historic flood. “We are delighted to receive this gift from Taylor Swift to aid our flood relief efforts. Taylor […]
Expediting disaster relief. Staying until recovery is complete. Be one of those who responds – training available through TNUMC Disaster Response. Register now.
Interested in helping after a disaster? Register for Early Response Team Training on Sat., Oct. 15, 2016 from 9am-4pm at Brentwood UMC. An Early Response Team (ERT) is a self-contained team that enters a disaster area by invitation. ERTs provide emergency repairs and/or assistance to help people be safe, sanitary and secure until insurance and […]
When he heard that Louisiana was in a state of emergency due to massive flooding, Bishop Bill McAlilly called on the United Methodist Churches in the two conferences of the Nashville Episcopal Area to help. Just two weeks later, over $168,000 worth of supplies were collected and transported to Louisiana. Both the Tennessee Conference (TNUMC) and […]
Charity Navigator, the highly respected charity evaluator, has awarded UMCOR its top charity rating—four stars—for UMCOR’s excellent performance in the two broad categories assessed: financial health and accountability and transparency. “We appreciate this rating because we know donors are looking for unbiased information to help them evaluate the integrity of the organizations they contribute to,” […]
The South Carolina Methodist Conference has notified UMVIM that they are now ready to accept teams for the rebuild phase of their disaster recovery stemming from the October 2015 floods. Billy Robinson and his entire team did an outstanding job during the recovery phase, and staff was hired by the conference to handle assessments and […]
YSF raises $20,000, shaves Brad Fiscus’ head, gives $5,000 to Lutts Tornado Recovery efforts.