When Jesus Smiles: Working Together for a Shared Purpose

The PNW Early Response Team visited Minot, N.D. responding to floods in 2011. When Jesus Smiles: Working Together for a Shared Purpose By Steve Meachum One of the...

Okanogan Rebuild help needed, ERTs needed in Texas

Help needed for Okanogan Rebuild: Up From the Ashes By Ronda Cordill Each day as we watch the news, we see pictures of all of the...

How can our local church help survivors of natural disasters?

By Jesse N. Love with Rosalee Mohney and Jim Truitt Tacoma, Wash. - On a snowy Sunday morning, Mason United Methodist Church in Tacoma opened...

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...

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...

Early Response Team Training

2012 was a really tough year across the United States. Natural disasters of all kinds caused massive damage to the infrastructure and personal property....

Musings: Meeting Needs in the Midst of Disaster

Last summer, Aaron Pazan visited the Philippines for the Global Young People’s Convocation and Legislative Assembly serving as a young adult representative for the Western...

Rebuild: Up From the Ashes | We Need You!

(Left) Rosalee Mohney leaders a discussion during November's Laity Immersion experience in Okanogan County.  (Right) A junk pile of rusty, metal rest in between...

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...

Oct. 14-15: Disaster Case Management Training in Twisp

The Carlton Complex wildfire burning in north-central Washington state, USA. Photo courtesy of Jason Kriess, SFC, Washington National Guard and Wikimedia Commons. Looking For a Few...

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