Here’s how Conconully UMC raised $4000 for Rebuild Up from the Ashes

By Marilyn Church | Images courtesy of Jesse N. Love, Wikipedia* "In 2015, Conconully was evacuated for a week; the fires never came into the town proper, but came to the...

Where to send kits, disaster response training events

UMCOR Relief Kits: A Message for PNW Churches By Jim Truitt Please be advised: Currently, no one in the PNW Conference is responsible for collecting UMCOR Kits for transport to the Salt...

Hurricane Harvey: What Can You Do?

By Jim Truitt | Photos courtesy of the NOAA/NASA GOES Project, et. al. Everyone can help. In the world of disaster response, we say there are the three Ps. There are...

Sign up for UMVIM TEAM LEADER Training – NOW!

By Wendy Riddle UM Volunteers in Mission Team Leader/Team Member Training October 28 (Pasco: Riverview UMC) November 18 (Tumwater UMC) 9:00 am - 3:30 pm | $20.00 REGISTER HERE I remember my first UMVIM trip: I was...

Top four worst, and best, ways to help after a disaster

When disaster strikes, often we see heart-wrenching images on television. Here are the top four most common pitfalls into which helpers fall after a disaster – and what they should do instead.

As people brace for Hurricane Harvey, UMCOR invites support

By Patrick Scriven | Director of Communications, Young People’s Ministries As Texas and Louisiana prepare for Hurricane Harvey, please join us in praying for those in the path of the storm. As...

Volunteers needed: ERTs, UMVIM team-up for pastor’s house fire recovery

By Kathy Bryson The Pacific Northwest UMC Early Response Team and United Methodist Volunteer in Mission (UMVIM) members are teaming up August 16-21, 2017 to remove debris and ash for...

PNW Early Response Team’s chainsaw unit clears burnt trees for homes, creates safety zone

(Left to right) Larry Johnson, Steve Meacham, Woody Russell, and Dana Bryson stand above Lake Chelan on a steep hillside clearing for a home site. Photo by Larry Johnson. By...

PNW UMC Early Response Teams support Spokane County Flood Relief

Early Response Teams from The PNW Conference received a request for support from the Spokane County Emergency Manager.  An initial call was in early May; an Assessment team spent...
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2017 Conference offers two ways to help UMCOR

By Ronda Cordill Way 1. Bringing Kits to Annual Conference Beginning on Wednesday, June 14 there will be a donation station in front of the Red Lion on the River to...

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