UMCOR in Atlanta has been contacted in regards to inquiries about the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew on Haiti. The Reverend Jack Amick, the Assistant General Secretary for International Disaster Response, has been in contact with the UMCOR office in Haiti. That office was closed for safety reasons during the Hurricane. UMCOR in Haiti is working with… Continue Reading→
As the radiant light of Epiphany draws near Bishop Ward reflects on the gifts given to the baby Jesus and the gifts that are given through mission.
Bishop Ward discusses the Spring GBGM meeting and the missions commissioning service at Annual Conference in this Connections video.
Hurricane Sandy has been a devastating storm. At this writing, there are 17 people confirmed dead in the U.S. and more than 69 deaths across the Caribbean. Property damage and destruction is only now being assessed. It is another storm of historic proportion. Our southern and northern neighbors need our help. After we here in North Carolina… Continue Reading→
When the 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck at 4:53 p.m., then UMCOR head, the Rev. Sam Dixon, was already in the country designing, with Eglise Methodiste d’Haiti (EMH, the Methodist Church of Haiti) and other partners, a plan to improve health ministries in the country. Dixon was accompanied by the head of United Methodist Volunteers in Mission,… Continue Reading→
CHRONOLOGY OF RECOVERY When the 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck at 4:53 p.m., then UMCOR head, the Rev. Sam Dixon, was already in the country designing, with Eglise Methodiste d’Haiti (EMH, the Methodist Church of Haiti) and other partners, a plan to improve health ministries in the country. Dixon was accompanied by the head of United Methodist… Continue Reading→
Two weeks ago, a NC Conference Work Team that included many members of our Cabinet, journeyed to Haiti and worked on the Ryan Epps Home for Children. Our team accomplished much in this wondrous worshipful work and many opportunities remain to complete the good work that God has begun! You can help! We are providing… Continue Reading→
UMCOR will be featured in a CBS religion special “HAITI: RELIGION’S RESPONSE TO DISASTER,” on SUNDAY, DEC. 5. You can read more about UMCOR’s efforts in Haiti at UMCOR Response. You can make on on-line gift to Haiti right now at Make a Gift for Haitian Neighbors. 100% of your gift will go to UMCOR’s response in… Continue Reading→
Funds are still being received to purchase building supplies for the new construction at the Ryan Epps Home for Children in Haiti. Bishop Gwinn and members of the Conference Cabinet are traveling to Haiti to construct the next phase at the REHC. They will use materials purchased from funds contributed by conference churches and local church members. Each Cabinet member has paid their… Continue Reading→