UMCOR Relief for Bahamas and U.S.

Your help is needed, today, for Hurricane Dorian relief and other disasters the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) is responding to around the world.

Saipan Recovery Still Needs Skilled Volunteers

Teams are continuing to form to help survivors return to their homes after Super Typhoon Yutu struck Saipan October 2018 causing catastrophic damage. Learn more about the project and how you can participate in teams forms from October to April.

Connecting Neighbors – Neighbors helping Neighbors when Disasters Strike

By Kathy Bryson Too often we only think about disasters when they strike. The Pacific Northwest is not...

Building a house! Create Hope!

By Rosalee Mohney & Jim Truitt As this is being written, the final two homes of the Rebuild:...

Go to Camp and Earn a Badge – ERT Style!

Be prepared to serve the next time disaster strikes by attending the Spring Early Response Team training at Lazy F Camp and Retreat Center May 10-11! While you are doing so, be prepared to experience the beauty and hospitality of this amazing Central Washington retreat center.

Saipan Needs Your ERT and Construction Skills

By Kathy Bryson Help get Typhoon Yutu survivors back into their homes by joining a two-week UMCOR specialized...

Greater Northwest Area Disaster Response Programs Looking Ahead

In a new step of collaboration, Jim Truitt is leaving his role as Disaster Response Coordinator for the PNW Conference to provide leadership for for a Greater Northwest Area Disaster Response pilot program. Dana and Kathy Bryson will be replacing Jim as Disaster Response Coordinators in the PNW.

Volunteers Needed for Saipan

With super typhoon Yutu causing extensive damage to the island of Saipan (part of the Hawaii District of the California-Pacific Conference) in...

Creation Care Enhances UMCOR Ministries through Awareness and Collaboration

By Cindy Haverkamp, PNWUMC Creation Care Connector In 2018, natural disasters caused $160 billion in damage and claimed...
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CrossOver from Disaster to Life

The Rev. David Valera offers this look through interviews and images at how the community responded when a rare EF2 tornado struck Port Townsend, Wash. to give people hope, and how United Methodist volunteers were instrumental in offering expertise, coordination and a return to life.

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