Local churches: please use this bulletin insert to share with your congregation ways to help victims of Hurricane Matthew.
Posts and information about the response to Hurricane Matthew.
District Disaster Response Coordinators and conference staff are working within their communities to establish plans and facilities for hosting Early Response Teams to help with flooded home clean up and tear outs. In places where the water has receded, and travel is considered safe, the first response teams are arriving. Response work is beginning this… Continue Reading→
A Disaster Response Call Center is being set up at the NC Conference office building in Garner, NC and volunteers are needed. If you can answer phones anytime between the hours of 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, we can use your help. There will be a script to help you manage incoming… Continue Reading→
Grace and peace to you in the name of Jesus Christ. We all watch in shock and disbelief as we see the destruction and chaos caused by record rainfall in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. The same water that graces our geography has inundated us. In the aftermath of Hurricane Floyd in 1999, a homeowner… Continue Reading→
Taxpayers affected by Hurricane Matthew in Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Columbus, Cumberland, Edgecombe, Hoke, Johnston, Lenoir, Nash, Pitt, Robeson, Wayne and Wilson counties will receive special tax relief. The tax relief postpones various tax filing and payment deadlines that occurred starting on 10/04/2016. As a result, affected individuals and businesses will have until 3/15/2017 to file… Continue Reading→
Natural disasters bring out the best in us. We spring into action, helping wherever we can. It also brings out scammers who try to trick people into giving away their money. The United States Computer Emergency Response Team (US-CERT) has released some helpful guidelines on avoiding these potential scams. Before you click links on Hurricane… Continue Reading→
Thank you to everyone who is willing and able to respond with help to those suffering in North Carolina from Hurricane Matthew. You can find all related Hurricane Matthew information by following this link: Hurricane Matthew Response. Right now our priority is to keep everyone safe. Many communities are still asking for people to… Continue Reading→
“Eternal God, You are our refuge and strength, a very present help in time of trouble. Therefore we shall not fear, Through the earth should change And the mountains shake in the depth of the sea. O God, you are in our midst. You will help us when morning dawns. We pause and become still,… Continue Reading→
Jesus Christ, you became fully human and suffered for us. You are the companion of all who weep in Haiti. Our hearts are deeply connected to the Haitian people, and we hold them in prayer before you. Use the faithfulness of your church and the goodwill of humanity to comfort those who grieve, sustain those… Continue Reading→