Be prepared to serve the next time disaster strikes by attending the Spring Early Response Team training at Lazy F Camp and Retreat Center May 10-11! While you are doing so, be prepared to experience the beauty and hospitality of this amazing Central Washington retreat center.
UMVIM Volunteers are Needed to Get the Job Done! By Rosalee Mohney, Wildfires UMVIM Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org
By Cindy Haverkamp, PNWUMC Creation Care Connector In 2018, natural disasters caused $160 billion in damage and claimed...
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.
Five Early Response Teams from across the Western Jurisdiction join up to help North Carolina residents recover from Hurricane Florence.
By Cindy Haverkamp with Rosalee Mohney, Wildfires UMVIM Coordinator When volunteers first began responding for calls to rebuild homes in Okanogan County following the worst...
Creation Care Connector, Cindy Haverkamp, reflects on ways for United Methodists to respond to last Friday's National Climate Assessment.
Experienced, volunteer electricians are currently needed for the Rebuild: Up from the Ashes home-building effort in Okanogan County. "Your experience counts – you need not be a licensed electrician," according to Wildfires UMVIM Coordinator Rosalee Mohney. Mid-November is the anticipated period so as much work as possible can be completed before winter arrives.
Three back-to-back Early Response Teams are preparing now for week-long missions to Beaufort, North Carolina (Oct 28 - Nov. 18) to support relief efforts helping people impacted by Hurricane Florence. Leadership is shared by members from the PNW and OR-ID Conferences with other team members coming from Cal-Nev, Desert Southwest and Mountain Sky.
By Patrick Scriven With sustained wind speeds just shy of a Category 5 hurricane, Michael is said to be the strongest to make landfall in...