Written by Jason DuVall and Scott Cooper Once again, the nation will pause on the third Monday of January to honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights activist, crusader for economic justice, and anti-war advocate. He’s become such a widely beloved figure that it’s easy to overlook how controversial he was in his time…. Continue Reading→
The NCC Mission Team is pleased to introduce you to our newly hired Director of Disaster Ministries. Alton L. Miller, lll is a member of Haymount UMC in Fayetteville and comes to us with vast experiences in disaster response and recovery, to include being a victim of Hurricane Matthew. He served Cumberland County Schools for… Continue Reading→
In the wake of Hurricane Florence, Bishop Ward challenged the youth gathered at Pilgrimage 2018 to raise $500,000 for NC Storm Relief. During the Saturday evening session of Pilgrimage, youth will collect a special offering that will go directly towards NC Storm Relief. The NCCUMC has pledged to match every dollar raised by youth for… Continue Reading→
The MERCI Warehouse, (676 Community Dr., Goldsboro) will be open on Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 18-19 from 8:30am-4pm to receive items needed for health kits and cleaning kits ONLY. Volunteers are also needed to assemble the kits. Please bring only the items listed – https://www.umcor.org/UMCOR/Relief-Supplies/Kits The warehouse will also be open on Saturday, Sept. 22… Continue Reading→
Watch the recording of today’s Facebook Live below. Jaye White, Director of Outreach Ministries, and Ann Huffman, Disaster Readiness Coordinator, discuss how to prepare for Hurricane Florence and what to do after the storm.
The North Carolina Community Foundation Disaster Relief Fund, a component fund of the North Carolina Community Foundation, recently awarded the North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church (NC Conference) $17,500 to support the unmet needs of families in Robeson County who were victims of Hurricane Matthew. At least five families will benefit from this generosity. Funds… Continue Reading→
We are in the bullseye of Hurricane Florence and experts are issuing warnings of a storm on the same scale as Hurricane Hazel in 1954. North Carolina Conference Disaster Response is closely monitoring the storm’s progress. It is essential that we take their warnings seriously and be prepared. Essential Resources for Hurricane Florence Read 5… Continue Reading→
Wil Bailey, conference missionary to Costa Rica, participated in a conference workteam to Puerto Rico recently and has produced a video documenting highlights from that experience. Note that Conference Mission Interpreter, Rev. Bill Haddock was our team leader for this trip. Thanks to everyone who served!
In spring 2018, the American Red Cross awarded the North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church (NC Conference) a $13,900 grant to provide funding for rebuilding homes in Robeson County affected by Hurricane Matthew. During the grant period, April 1 – June 30, funds were to be disbursed among several homes, with the recommendation… Continue Reading→