Bishop Ward and Al Miller, Director of Disaster Ministries, share exciting news about the goals and work of Disaster Response Ministries in the North Carolina Conference.
Bishop Ward encourages churches to recognize the good works of UMCOR by giving generously on UMCOR Sunday, March 31.
In every disaster, one of the questions we often receive is “Where is UMCOR?”
I understand the question and appreciate that people don’t see a similar response from UMCOR as they see from The Salvation Army or Baptist Men. The answer lies in the structure of our United Methodist connection and the United Methodist Committee on Relief.
UMCOR Sunday is March 11. Funds given for this special Sunday are directed to the United Methodist Committee on Relief to assist in both natural and man-made disasters.
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.
Please pray for those affected by the Louisiana flooding. UMCOR is working on an emergency grant and request for relief supplies from the Louisiana Conference of The United Methodist Church. The region is still in emergency mode with rescues still ongoing. Bishop Ward urges all churches to receive an offering for the disastrous flooding in… Continue Reading→
There’s no better time than Lent to give of our resources to help others in need. Consider a One Great Hour of Sharing offering through your local church on Sunday March 6, 2016, to enable the compassionate ministry of UMCOR to continue around the world. “And God is able to provide you with every blessing… Continue Reading→
Thousands of refugees from Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, and parts of Africa are pouring into Europe, fleeing war, economic hardships, and persecution. People desperately seeking a better life for themselves and their children. The sheer volume of refugees is creating a crisis as humanitarian organizations, churches, and governments struggle with how to respond. As Christians, called… Continue Reading→