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.
Posts and information about the response to Hurricane Matthew.
During hurricane season, Bishop Ward reminds us of the strength the United Methodist Church has in disaster response and recovery.
Islamic Relief USA has partnered with the North Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church Disaster Response to hold an extensive recovery project for volunteers to rebuild homes in the area of Tarboro, N.C., that were destroyed by Hurricane Matthew last year. The training sessions for the Islamic Relief USA Disaster Response Team started on… Continue Reading→
The North Carolina Conference Disaster Response Ministry is one of six non-profits to receive a grant from the North Carolina Disaster Relief Fund for Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts. The $225,000 grant was announced by Governor Roy Cooper at a NC Conference home rebuilding site in Lumberton on June 28. Hurricane Matthew flooded tens of thousands… Continue Reading→
The main room of the trailer was dark and dusty with old towels covering dirty windows. The darker kitchen had broken drawer fronts and needed a real scouring. There were two fair-sized bedrooms and two very small bathrooms, yet quite a few storage closets. There were appliances that the mom was pleased to have: a stove,… Continue Reading→
In this video, Bishop Ward gives thanks for the offerings received during Annual Conference 2017. Because of your generosity, over $50,000 will go toward mission efforts in the conference.
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 to support Hurricane Matthew recovery work in Cumberland County. This brings their generous support total to $90,000. The first grant of $10,000 was awarded in January,… Continue Reading→
Melba McCallum, deaconess in the the NC Conference, explains how the Laity Special offering received at AC 2017 will be used to bring relief and wholeness to families devastated by Hurricane Matthew. Other Pre-Conference Videos AC 2017: Overview AC 2017: Speaker Highlight: Greg Jones AC 2017: Speaker Highlight: Thomas Kemper AC 2017: Financial Overview AC… Continue Reading→
The Giving Together Hurricane Matthew Relief Fund of Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc. awarded the North Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church (NC Conference) two more grants of $10,000 each to support Hurricane Matthew recovery services in Cumberland County. The grants were awarded in April, following a first grant of $10,000 awarded in January for… Continue Reading→