Volunteer Home Builders Bring Amazing Hope to Okanogan County!

By Cindy Haverkamp with Rosalee Mohney, Wildfires UMVIM Coordinator When volunteers first began responding for calls to rebuild homes in Okanogan County following the worst fires in our state’s history,...

A United Methodist Response to the National Climate Assessment

Creation Care Connector, Cindy Haverkamp, reflects on ways for United Methodists to respond to last Friday's National Climate Assessment.

Early Response Team engage Hurricane Florence damage in North Carolina

Recorded by Mary Ellen Huey How appropriate are the words of the late Billy Graham: “God has given us two hands, one to receive with and the other to give...

EarthKeepers lend a hand at the UMCOR West Depot

EarthKeepers trainees recently visited the Salt Lake City UMCOR West Depot and learned how the energy and generosity of United Methodists are deployed in response efforts when natural disaster strike. Cindy Haverkamp shares some of what they learned and how your church can participate in this work.

Help restore the lights and heat for a family!

Experienced, volunteer electricians are currently needed for the Rebuild: Up from the Ashes home-building effort in Okanogan County. "Your experience counts – you need not be a licensed electrician," according to Wildfires UMVIM Coordinator Rosalee Mohney. Mid-November is the anticipated period so as much work as possible can be completed before winter arrives.

Hurricane Michael: Ways you can help today

By Patrick Scriven With sustained wind speeds just shy of a Category 5 hurricane, Michael is said to be the strongest to make landfall in the United States in 50...

Your House-Building Skills are Needed!

The last 5 homes to be rebuilt in the Okanogan are progressing but the summer building boom has made contractors scarce and could keep them from being completed. An accommodation by the county will allow for skilled volunteers to install electricity and plumbing. Can you help?

Faith in Action! What the PNWUMC Does Really Well!

By Rosalee Mohney | Photos by Rosalee Mohney Rebuild: Up from the Ashes Project is in full swing and resources and volunteer help are needed! While it is true the...

Early Response Teams are Getting Ready – Join Us!

By Kathy Bryson I just received a news article predicting that the upcoming hurricane season will again be busy. The forecast made me reflect on last year’s many Early Response...

UMVIM team going to Texas!

By Cheryl Regan | Photos by Jim Truitt Cheryl Reagan will be leading a UMVIM team to Texas. Reagan is inviting members from throughout the Conference to provide relief for...