The MERCI Warehouse, (676 Community Dr., Goldsboro) will be open on Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 18-19 from 8:30am-4pm to receive items needed for health kits and cleaning kits ONLY. Volunteers are also needed to assemble the kits. Please bring only the items listed – https://www.umcor.org/UMCOR/Relief-Supplies/Kits The warehouse will also be open on Saturday, Sept. 22… Continue Reading→
Watch the recording of today’s Facebook Live below. Jaye White, Director of Outreach Ministries, and Ann Huffman, Disaster Readiness Coordinator, discuss how to prepare for Hurricane Florence and what to do after the storm.
The North Carolina Community Foundation Disaster Relief Fund, a component fund of the North Carolina Community Foundation, recently awarded the North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church (NC Conference) $17,500 to support the unmet needs of families in Robeson County who were victims of Hurricane Matthew. At least five families will benefit from this generosity. Funds… Continue Reading→
We are in the bullseye of Hurricane Florence and experts are issuing warnings of a storm on the same scale as Hurricane Hazel in 1954. North Carolina Conference Disaster Response is closely monitoring the storm’s progress. It is essential that we take their warnings seriously and be prepared. Essential Resources for Hurricane Florence Read 5… Continue Reading→
Wil Bailey, conference missionary to Costa Rica, participated in a conference workteam to Puerto Rico recently and has produced a video documenting highlights from that experience. Note that Conference Mission Interpreter, Rev. Bill Haddock was our team leader for this trip. Thanks to everyone who served!
In spring 2018, the American Red Cross awarded the North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church (NC Conference) a $13,900 grant to provide funding for rebuilding homes in Robeson County affected by Hurricane Matthew. During the grant period, April 1 – June 30, funds were to be disbursed among several homes, with the recommendation… 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) 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→
On Feb. 6, two persons were killed and two others severely injured in a motor vehicle accident while volunteering with Christian Aid Ministries doing Hurricane Matthew recovery work in Robeson County. Christian Aid Ministries teams, made up of Mennonite and Amish brothers and sisters, have been working closely with the NC Conference Disaster Recovery Ministries… Continue Reading→