Registration deadline for ERT Training in Kennewick, EXTENDED!

By Kathy Bryson with Jesse N. Love Friends, REGISTER NOW for ERT Training in Kennewick! The deadline to register has been extended to Monday, October...

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...

Philippines: Relief after Typhoon

After the passage of Typhoon Bopha, Ciony Ayo-Eduarte (in yellow shirt), the director of operations in the Philippines for the United Methodist Committee on...

PNW UM Early Response Teams to meet in June 2013

An aerial view of the flood-stricken town of Vernonia, Oregon, Dec. 4, 2007, from an Oregon Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter. The...

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...

Rebuild: Up from the Ashes | Stories of Hope

(Clockwise from top left) Germaine Savoie, Bill VanTassell, Karen Fisher, and The Gray Family all share their stories of hope as each have been...
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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...

Trial By Fire

Photos & Story by David Reinholz | Associate Lay Leader, PNW Conference "We saw the fire come over the top of the ridge at 7:00 pm...

Hundreds of Volunteers Return to Repair and Rebuild Homes

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The first teams of skilled volunteers arrived in Alaska earlier this week to continue rebuilding efforts in four Interior communities affected...

Anatomy of a PNW United Methodist Disaster Response

After a rare tornado struck near Port Orchard just before Christmas, community members were eager to help but in need of assistance with management and assessment. Cindy Haverkamp shares how the Pacific Northwest United Methodist Church's Early Response Team stepped in to help to coordinate and assist with recovery efforts.

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