In one of our earliest stories about the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, we spent time on Ocracoke detailing the damage to the island community. Ocracoke UMC and the church’s parsonage sustained extensive damage from Dorian. The church was partially underwater; much of the sanctuary floor, along with pews, hymnals, and other items had to be… Continue Reading→
The Island Free Press published an article on Pastor Tim Fitch and his efforts to help Ocracoke Island recover following Hurricane Dorian in September 2019. https://islandfreepress.org/outer-banks-news/two-ministers-two-islands-one-family-ocracoke-recovery-efforts-hit-close-to-home-for-a-rodanthe-pastor/
The Ocracoke Observer and Island Free Press posted an article featuring Ocracoke UMC’s pastor, Susie Fitch-Slater, following Hurricane Dorian.
The three-hour car ride from Garner to Swan Quarter was only the beginning of our journey. Once there, we drove onto the ferry and settled in for the two hour and forty-minute ride across the Pamlico Sound to Ocracoke. Other than aircraft, traveling the Sound is the only way to get to the island of… Continue Reading→