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 Oregon National Guard is assisting Oregon Gov. Theodore Kulongoski and other state officials visit coastal towns in the northwest part of the state hit hard by widespread flooding. Learn more about this image, here.

What if…? | By Jim Truitt

Check out the above photo. What if this was your neighborhood or one just down the road? Would there be someone willing to give you a hand? Or, someone to show compassion and caring; someone to give you hope?

Well, there is.

The PNW United Methodist Early Response Teams do just that. ERTs are there right after a disaster to do whatever is necessary to be a caring Christian presence; to make your home safe, sanitary and secure; and to prevent further damage.

Would you like to be part of this ministry? If so, come join us for the next Early Response Team training:

June 22
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Riverview UMC
4012 W Court St.
Pasco, WA

Let me know you are interested and I’ll send you the necessary registration information. Send me an e-mail.

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