United Methodist Committee on Relief

UMCOR News Stories

28 Aug 2014 Mission Concerns for Refugees and Human Rights in Iraq
Global Ministries advocates for those besieged by extremist forces and, with UMCOR, assists displaced minorities.
28 Aug 2014 UMCOR Responds with Thoughtful Urgency to Ebola Outbreak
UMCOR works with local partners to provide high-quality, needed supplies in response to the epidemic.
28 Aug 2014 Border Visit Brings Immigration Crisis into Focus
United Methodists learn the facts about the border crisis in a meeting underwritten by UMCOR and United Methodist Women.
26 Aug 2014 U.S. Navy Serviceman Uses Leave to Volunteer
Volunteers choose “helping” vacation.
25 Aug 2014 'We Were Totally Devastated'
United Methodist volunteers and other faith groups assist in Galena, Alaska, recovery.
21 Aug 2014 Ebola Quarantine Sparks Violent Protests
Julu Swen, communication director for the Liberia Annual (regional) Conference of The United Methodist Church reports.
21 Aug 2014 Mission u: The Church and People with Disabilities
Intensive studies bring a surge in disability awareness across the connection.
20 Aug 2014 Bishop Ward Offers Pastoral Response to the Ebola Crisis
The president of Global Ministries describes the unique role of The United Methodist Church in responding to the Ebola crisis in West Africa.
20 Aug 2014 UMCOR to Receive Methodist Healthcare Honor
One of six recipients of the annual Living Awards, UMCOR will be honored for its work implementing Imagine No Malaria.
19 Aug 2014 Philippines: New UMCOR Homes for Typhoon Survivors
Typhoon survivors in the Philippines prepare to move into new homes constructed by UMCOR.
19 Aug 2014 School, Health Kits Needed for Haiti
Can you help UMCOR reach 50,000 children in Haiti?
18 Aug 2014 What Makes A Good Volunteer?
Do you have what it takes to hit the road as a volunteer?
14 Aug 2014 Schooling for Girls in South Sudan
UMCOR helps transform the lives of South Sudanese children through its Girls Education in South Sudan program.
14 Aug 2014 Social Support Key to Ebola Fight, Leaders Say
The Religious Leaders Task Force on Ebola, chaired by Bishop Yambasu, is providing training in Sierra Leone to help counter the rise in Ebola infections.
12 Aug 2014 Beyond Imagine No Malaria
Take a stakeholder-wide survey to help determine UMC Health vision.
12 Aug 2014 United Methodist Global Health Initiative Stakeholder Consultation
General questions and answers about The UM Global Health Initiative Stakeholder Consultation.
11 Aug 2014 United Methodist Mission Leaders Express Solidarity with those Suffering in Iraq
Bishop Hope Morgan Ward and General Secretary Thomas Kemper make statement and encourage prayer for those under oppression in Iraq.
11 Aug 2014 Supplies Reach Remote Alaskan Village
Alaska—a different face of disaster recovery.
7 Aug 2014 Gaza Emergency Response Includes Food and Water for Displaced
With support from UMCOR, partner ANERA distributes relief aid in Gaza.
7 Aug 2014 Ebola Emergency
UMCOR responds to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, as the fatal illness continues to take its toll.
6 Aug 2014 A Prayer for the World
Janjay Innis, missionary through the US-2 young adult program, offers a prayer for the world amid recent crisis and events.
5 Aug 2014 The United Methodist Church Responds to the Ebola Crisis
Support is provided through West African church leaders and health boards, regional church facilities and missionaries, and UMCOR.
5 Aug 2014 'Recovery Moves Like a Glacier'
How is flood recovery in Florida like a glacier?
31 Jul 2014 Long-term Recovery Training Draws A Crowd
Arkansas newspaper highlights UMCOR and CWS disaster response training event.
31 Jul 2014 Beatrice Gbanga: United Methodist Health Board Coordinator
“I believe in community,” says Gbanga, unsung hero of our United Methodist efforts in Sierra Leone.