South Carolina: One Year After the Flood

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 Donates to Louisiana Conference Flood Relief

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 […]

Disaster Early Response Team Training | Oct. 15 | Brentwood UMC

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 […]

United Methodist Churches in Nashville Episcopal Area Respond to Louisiana Flood

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 […]

UMCOR Awarded Top Rating from Charity Navigator

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,” […]