Planning for Early Response Team Deployment to Texas

By Jim Truitt | Photos by Wikipedia, et. al. In the last few weeks, two of the largest natural disasters in American history have occurred....

Wildfire Update: 180 homes burned, financial support needed

An air tanker plane dropping fire retardant over the advancing Chelan Butte wildfire (part of the Chelan Complex fire) in Chelan, Wash. Photo courtesy...

Partnering Together to Rebuild & Restore Okanogan County (VIDEO)

About 40 representatives from faith-based and non-governmental organizations met at the Pateros Fire Station in February 2015. They discussed individual casework/projects, committing financial and...

Where to send kits, disaster response training events

UMCOR Relief Kits: A Message for PNW Churches By Jim Truitt Please be advised: Currently, no one in the PNW Conference is responsible for collecting UMCOR Kits...

PNW UMC Early Response Teams support Spokane County Flood Relief

Early Response Teams from The PNW Conference received a request for support from the Spokane County Emergency Manager.  An initial call was in early...

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...

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...

Have No Fear! The Green Shirts Are Here!

Five Early Response Teams from across the Western Jurisdiction join up to help North Carolina residents recover from Hurricane Florence.

PNW UMVIM: Carlton Complex Fire Recovery Update

A glimpse of the damage caused by the Carlton Complex fire in Pateros, Wash.Carlton Complex Fire Recovery Update By Jim Truitt | Photos by Jesse...

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...