Al Miller, Director of Disaster Ministries, challenged conference attendees to be united in response to natural disasters. The North Carolina United Methodist Disaster Response Ministry consists of eight disaster response centers and five satellite housing centers. Through training programs and partnerships, the Disaster Response Ministry has completed 847 homes needing repairs since Hurricane Matthew in… Continue Reading→
Posts and information about the response to Hurricane Matthew.
On Wednesday morning of Annual Conference 2019, the Special Offering is for the Youth Storm Response. Please give generously! On September 22, 2018, Bishop Hope Morgan Ward joined youth from across the districts gathered at the bi-annual Conference Council on Youth Ministries (CCYM) meeting. She delivered a strong challenge to our youth to consider how… Continue Reading→
After Priscilla Smith’s home was damaged in not one, but two storms, it took hundreds of hands to give her a safe new dwelling. Volunteers will be needed for the next year and a half to help put others back into their homes. Call the Disaster Call Center — 888-440-9167 — to volunteer your time…. Continue Reading→
On September 22, 2018, Bishop Hope Morgan Ward joined youth from across the districts gathered at the bi-annual Conference Council on Youth Ministries (CCYM) meeting. She delivered a strong challenge to our youth to consider how we would respond with generosity to our sisters and brothers in need following Hurricane Florence. Bishop Ward challenged the… Continue Reading→
Two veterans – Rev. Jason DuVall and Scott Cooper – share their thoughts on why they will spend the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday in service, repairing homes damaged by Hurricane Matthew so families can finally find their way back home. News & Observer
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→
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→
Bishop Ward and Ann Huffman discuss disaster response as we are now in the midst of hurricane season and approaching the second anniversary of Hurricane Matthew.
The Giving Together Hurricane Matthew Relief Fund of Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc., awarded the North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church (NC Conference) six more grants of $10,000 each to support Hurricane Matthew recovery work in Cumberland County. These latest six grants are designated for the following: • Debris removal • Electrical repair &… Continue Reading→