Through the Community Farm, Camp Chestnut Ridge makes the love of Christ visible by taking care of the land, animals, plants, and people.
The “Flood of Love” event, held on September 13 at the Rocky Mount Event Center, was an event designed to share God’s love with the Rocky Mount and Twin Counties area while bringing awareness to the ongoing need for disaster response and recovery. “Flood of Love” was sponsored by First UMC in Rocky Mount. Watch… Continue Reading→
North Carolinians have experienced three devastating hurricanes in the past three years. It seems just as the long term recovery began for one storm, another storm would come and wreak more havoc. Disaster Ministries continues to receive calls for assistance from Hurricanes Matthew and Florence, even as we begin the process of recovering from Dorian. … Continue Reading→
Windsor UMC in Windsor, North Carolina gathered following Hurricane Dorian to assemble cleaning kits for those affected by the storm. Below is Pastor Joan Fischer’s account of the church’s involvement. “On Sunday morning, September 8, the members of Windsor UMC gathered for worship as is their custom. This worship time was different. This morning they… Continue Reading→
Selah Community Garden is a blessing that Center United Methodist Church can offer to their neighbors.
The three-hour car ride from Garner to Swan Quarter was only the beginning of our journey. Once there, we drove onto the ferry and settled in for the two hour and forty-minute ride across the Pamlico Sound to Ocracoke. Other than aircraft, traveling the Sound is the only way to get to the island of… Continue Reading→
Over the past three years, North Carolina has been impacted by three devastating hurricanes. Many homes and lives were uprooted due to wind and flood damage. With the help of our partners and volunteers, Disaster Ministries has been able to help over 600 people return home. Watch this anniversary video and see the impact Disaster… Continue Reading→
Disaster Ministries has been awarded three grants totaling over $90,000 from the Hurricane Florence Relief and Recovery Fund of Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc. One grant of $40,000 went towards purchasing materials for home repairs. Allene Mullen is one of the homeowners in Cumberland County that has been able to return home due to the generosity… Continue Reading→
Disaster Ministries recently received a donation from our partner, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. The Pro Sales Manager for Eastern North Carolina, Allen Smith, donated $10,000 worth of supplies and equipment for Disaster Ministries’ operational needs. The materials donated range from tarps, box fans, mold spray, batteries, extension cords, and heavy duty bins. Allen joined the Disaster… Continue Reading→