Cross-Conference Missional Challenge Raises More Than $70,000

The United Methodist Church is restoring hope in Haiti by helping the country recover after Hurricane Matthew. Bishop Tracy S. Malone and Bishop Sally Dyck thank the East Ohio Conference and the Northern Illinois Conference for your outpouring of love in support of the World Series Challenge for Haiti. The numbers are tallied and the [...]

Preparing for Hurricane Matthew

Disaster response begins with preparation. The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) is working with its partners along the southeast coast of the United States to be ready for the arrival of Hurricane Matthew.  The hurricane has claimed several lives and caused significant damage in Haiti, Cuba, Jamaica, and the Bahamas. While preparing for the [...]

The United Methodist Church responds when disasters strike.

The southeast United States is preparing for yet another severe storm with high winds and heavy rain.  This news comes as several states are still trying to clean up from earlier devastating storms. A mid-August storm caused wide-spread flooding in parts of Louisiana. “In two days, we received 6,000,000,000,000 gallons of water – yes, SIX. [...]