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!...

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...

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...

What are cooperative, caring ways we can reach out to neighbors during a disaster?

By Wendy Riddle | Photos by Dave Riddle On Saturday, January 20, 2018, over 50 people from 15 congregations and 5 different denominations gathered at...

Faith in Action! Rebuild campaign NEEDS YOU!

By Rosalee Mohney | Photos by Andy O'Donnell, Jesse N. Love, et. al. Now fully-funded, volunteers are needed to help rebuild remaining homes for victims...

New video highlights UMCOR Sunday and the relief work of the UMC

One of six churchwide Special Sundays with offerings of The United Methodist Church, UMCOR Sunday calls United Methodists to share the goodness of life...

How have ERTs fulfilled its mission of service in 2017?

By Kathy Bryson For the PNW Early Response Team program, 2017 was a year kaf firsts. We hosted our first annual weekend “Spring Training” at...

Your Thoughts and Prayers have just Arrived

A recent Facebook post with a meme criticizing the "thoughts and prayers" response to disasters got under the skin of Scott Rosekrans, pastor of Port Hadlock Community UMC. He spent some time reflecting on what prayer should mean to Christians and how a sincere faith is inevitably coupled with action.

Shower trailers will help VIM teams in the Greater Northwest

By Jim Truitt | Photos by members of PNW UMVIM, Early Response Teams, et. al. Finding lodging for Early Response Teams (ERT) and Volunteers in...

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