UMCOR relief money on way to Philippines

Typhoon Haiyan (31W) over Vietnam and China on November 10,2013. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. UMCOR relief money on way to Philippines By Linda Bloom* Three...

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.

Pateros “Make a Difference Day” is October 25, 2014

Article and Photos by Jim Truitt, PNW UMVIM Disaster Response Coordinator The largest wildfire in Washington’s history roared through the North Central part of the state in...

We are compassionate people with a passion for action!

By Rosalee Mohney | Photos by Jesse N. Love “I’m doing volunteer work because I wasn’t able to say ‘no.’ I’m called to do certain things...

PNW Wildfires: How You Can Help

PNW Disaster Response - Wildfire Update: How You Can Help By Jim Truitt FOLLOW PNW UMVIM ON FACEBOOK It has been a hot and dry summer in the...

Volunteers needed for Grays Harbor Clean-Up!

Volunteers cleaning up the flood mud. Photo by Mickey Thurman, with permission. PDF DOWNLOADS: FLIER | TOOLS/EQUIPMENT LIST URGENT: Volunteers needed for flood clean-up! By Jim Truitt Homes, families...

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...

Typhoon lessons learned in Philippines

Ciony Ayo-Eduarte (in yellow shirt), the director of operations in the Philippines for the United Methodist Committee on Relief, distributes emergency food supplies to...

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...

Social support key to Ebola fight, leaders say

By Phileas Jusu | FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (UMNS) Religious leaders hope that providing emotional and social support for communities across Sierra Leone will help counter the...

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