Colorful shirts, full hearts, a refurbished home and grateful homeowner – these were the hallmarks of the Last Nail Ceremony held February 21 on Logsboro Road in Tarboro. The Last Nail Ceremony, conducted by World Renew volunteers, is a poignant one. The last nail driven to restore the home is one that affixes a handmade… Continue Reading→
Posts and information about the response to Hurricane Matthew.
The home ravaged by Hurricane Matthew and adopted by the Capital District churches is nearing completion and a home dedication service was held on Dec. 13. The home, owned by Betty Hunt, is in Lumberton. Gary Locklear, regional director for disaster response, says the hope is to have Ms. Betty back in her home by… Continue Reading→
As Advent begins, we stand once again amid the destruction left by devastating storms. In the darkness, we yearn for light, Bishop Ward writes in an article published by Faith & Leadership.
Bishop Ward shares the legend of the poinsettia and how God will use our gifts to help, heal, and welcome many.
One year after Hurricane Matthew, the Disaster Response Ministry Program continues to welcome volunteer workteams for home rebuilding.
In this season of Thanksgiving, and soon Christmas, Bishop Ward invites every congregation to receive special offerings for Hurricane Matthew response and recovery.
The Giving Together Hurricane Matthew Relief Fund of Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc. recently awarded the North Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church another grant of $60,052.80 to employ an additional full-time construction manager and to purchase a work truck. The new position, based in Fayetteville, will benefit Cumberland county residents affected by Hurricane Matthew and… Continue Reading→
In this season of hurricanes, Bishop Ward highlights the work and ministry of UMCOR in helping people rebuild not only their homes, but their lives.
During hurricane season, Bishop Ward reminds us of the strength the United Methodist Church has in disaster response and recovery.