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UMCOR and Other Churches Provide Disaster Relief (9/10/17)

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017 in EventReport, Mission: Beyond our Community, UMCOR | 0 comments

UMCOR and Other Churches Provide Disaster Relief (9/10/17)

Excerpts from a recent article in USA Today (Sept. 9-10, 2017) document how faith based organizations (like our own UMCOR) are providing 80% of the disaster recovery that is currently happening.  It’s an example of how we can partner with the government (FEMA) to care for those whose lives have been upended by the recent storms. Faith based groups have been super busy of late, providing more aid to hurricane victims than even FEMA. They are first to arrive at scenes of natural disasters,...

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What is UMCOR Day? (3/26/17)

Posted by on Mar 16, 2017 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: Beyond our Community, UMCOR | 0 comments

What is UMCOR Day? (3/26/17)

There’s an earthquake… there’s a drought…. there’s a Tsunami…  there’s an epidemic… What do we do when terrible things happen to people?  Do we just sit by and say “Oh, that’s such a shame.”  Or do we actually do something to relieve the suffering? UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief) may sound like the name of some stuffy committee.  But it truly is the driving force of our church’s response to suffering anywhere...

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PUMC Packs Health Kits! (9/20/15)

Posted by on Sep 18, 2015 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: Beyond our Community, UMCOR, UMW, women | 0 comments

PUMC Packs Health Kits! (9/20/15)

The United Methodist Women are collecting items for Health Kits beginning this Sunday, 9/20! There will be a collection box in the Narthex. We will be packing the Kits at our Annual Fall Fling, Wednesday, October 14.   Here are the details on what we’re preparing…. Health Kit Materials Each health kit will contain the following materials.  Donate whatever parts of a kit that you can… 1 hand towel  15 x 25 inches to 17 x 27 inches; Kitchen, cleaning, and microfiber towels...

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UMCOR Takes Action in Nepal (4/27/15)

Posted by on Apr 30, 2015 in EventReport, Mission: Global, UMCOR | 0 comments

UMCOR Takes Action in Nepal (4/27/15)

On Saturday April 25 at 11:56 AM, a massive 7.5 earthquake struck Pokhara Nepal.  In Pitman, most of us were sound asleep (2:00 AM)- many of us fell asleep looking forward to the next day’s Breakfast Buffet and Yard Sale. But in Nepal, lives were instantly changed (and ended). Two days later, on April 27, UMCOR (United Methodist Committee On Relief) approved a grant of $90,000 for partner GlobalMedic to bring sorely-needed clean water to Nepal earthquake survivors through distribution of...

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UMCOR Providing Relief in the Phillipines

Posted by on Nov 20, 2013 in Mission: Beyond our Community, UMCOR | 0 comments

UMCOR Providing Relief in the Phillipines

Typhoon Haiyan Relief UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief) recently released a video describing their efforts in response to Typhoon Haiyan.  Check  it out… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fOjoJ027PtI&feature=youtu.be...

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