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A Statement on the Reduction of Refugees Admitted to the United States
General Secretary Thomas Kemper responds to the reduction of refugees admitted to the United States and calls for United Methodists to speak for change.
Across the U.S., United Methodists welcome immigrants
Jesus did not ask for anyone’s credentials before healing, feeding and sharing God’s love,” says Judith Siaba of the Northern Illinois Annual Conference.
Churchgoers pitch in amid Florence's floods
United Methodists in the conference are committed to helping with the recovery and are grateful for the aid already extended.
Filipino United Methodists respond after storms
Coming to terms with the massive devastation brought by Super Typhoon Mangkhut, United Methodists in the Philippines are organizing and mobilizing to provide assistance to disaster-stricken communities.
In Focus: Migration
UMCOR’s Director of Sustainable Development and Global Migration, Jack Amick, discusses our long history working on behalf of refugees, migrants and displaced persons, and calls this work “transformative” for the church.
Meeting a Knead in Atlanta’s Refugee Community
Just Bakery of Atlanta employs resettled refugees and with the help of UMCOR, is planning to expand their presence in the community even further.
Picking up pieces after Philippines super typhoon
United Methodists were picking up the pieces and preparing to assist others after the super Typhoon Mangkhut struck the northern part of the Philippines.
Ready to respond: UMCSC staged to help after Florence floods
The worst is yet to come. Days after Hurricane Florence battered the coastal Carolinas, devastating communities and claiming 32 lives as of the Advocate’s press time, that’s the consensus among disaster response leaders as they prepare for when, not if.
Teams begin disaster response in South Carolina
Early Response Teams from the South Carolina Conference have begun assisting homeowners whose houses were flooded in the wake of Hurricane Florence.
Thrivent Financial has committed up to $1 million to match Thrivent member contributions to relief work through a few organizations including UMCOR.