News and Stories

United Methodists offer lifeline to reservation

In South Dakota, UMCOR is coming alongside the people of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in both community development and disaster relief.

Wisconsin recovery project “swings for the fences”

Winding Rivers UMC remains committed to bringing hope to survivors of devastating flooding from August 2018.  

Global Ministries’ Directors Call for Unity in God’s Mission

Growing out of table talks from their April 11-12 spring meeting, Global Ministries’ 32 board of directors unanimously issue an unprecedented statement, “United in God's Mission.”

Deadly earthquake damages Filipino churches

United Methodists in Porac are picking up the pieces after a powerful earthquake struck the main Philippines island of Luzon on Monday, killing at least 16 people.

UMCOR assists with 2018 hurricane recovery

United Methodists in North Carolina and Alabama-West Florida are undertaking large-scale recovery programs for those affected by U.S. hurricanes in 2018, with assistance from the United Methodist Committee on Relief.

Flood victims savor 'God moments'

In the midst of recovery efforts from devastating flooding, communities throughout the Midwestern United States are seeing God in one another through small acts of service.

Church embraces cyclone survivors in Zimbabwe

The United Methodist Church has rallied to provide relief to those affected by Cyclone Idai, which ravaged Chimanimani and Chipinge more than two weeks ago.

Hope on the border

Witnessing events along the U.S. – Mexico border, the Rev. Jack Amick, director of Global Migration for Global Ministries, saw sadness and heartache, but he also saw signs of hope in the response of United Methodists with support from UMCOR.

Envisioning new scenes: trauma rehabilitation offers hope in Iraq

With the help of a grant from the United Methodist Committee on Relief, hundreds of women and men receive psychosocial support to recover from their experiences of violent conflict and displacement from home.

UMCOR grants aid initial cyclone response

United Methodists are starting to respond to those affected by Cyclone Idai, which left devastation in parts of three African countries.

Church mobilizes to help cyclone survivors

In the wake of Cyclone Idai three annual conferences in Mozambique are working to support survivors.

UMCOR – Who is my neighbor?

The United Methodist Committee on Relief has answered God’s call to be a neighbor for nearly 80 years.

In Focus: UMCOR

The work of UMCOR is in focus for the month of March. Executive director Roland Fernandes writes of UMCOR’s reach in alleviating suffering around the world.

Restoring homes and hearts in Florida

The story of the Smith family demonstrates how the Florida Conference, an UMCOR partner, helps hurricane survivors across the state with a comprehensive program of case management, reconstruction, and Christian presence.

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