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.
Posts and information about the response to 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→
With funding provided by the Giving Together Hurricane Matthew Relief Fund of Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc., the disaster response program of the North Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church (NC Conference) welcomes a new construction manager, Stephanie Hunt. The funding also provides Stephanie a new work truck. Though she comes from Virginia, Stephanie is… Continue Reading→
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→
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.