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Rev. Diaz, at the United Methodist Church in the border town of Calexico, receives UMCOR health kits. All 550 kits were personally delivered to Mexico. PHOTO CREDIT: Marji Bishir Hill
13 Jan 2015 Border Ministry, a Shared Effort
Inaction is not the answer.
13 Jan 2015 Remembrances
Testimonials about staff who lost their lives in the Haiti earthquake.
13 Jan 2015 Haiti Earthquake: Recovery to Development
Five years after a devastating earthquake, United Methodists, together with their church and nongovernmental partners, work with Haitian communities on sustainable projects.
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13 Jan 2015 A Mustard Seed Multiplied
From humble beginnings, UMCOR’s work has deepened and grown.
12 Jan 2015 Haiti Timeline: 2010 - 2014
A timeline of events of UMCOR's effort in Haiti's rebuilding.
12 Jan 2015 Haiti: Prayers & Tributes
Read prayers and poems in dedication to the five-year anniversary of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti.
12 Jan 2015 Video: Interview with Jim Gulley
Watch a powerful interview with Jim Gulley on Haiti's progress 5 years since the earthquake in January 2010.
12 Jan 2015 UMCOR Partners in Haiti
A list of partners with whom UMCOR has collaborated to support the Haitian people on the road to restoration.
12 Jan 2015 Keeping Faith with Haiti
Using photographs from 2010-2014, United Methodist Communications photographer Mike DuBose presents a visual record of how an earthquake changed this small Caribbean nation.
12 Jan 2015 Portraits of Haitian Women Entrepreneurs
UMCOR's SEED program in Haiti funds women entrepreneurs.
12 Jan 2015 Boots on the Ground: Haiti and UMVIM
The UMVIM program has been indispensable in helping to rebuild Haiti over the last 5 years since the 2010 earthquake.
9 Jan 2015 In Solidarity with Nigeria
Global Ministries stands in solidarity with those affected by the recent atrocities in Nigeria and requests your prayer support.
8 Jan 2015 UMCOR Is Still There After the Headlines Fade
‘Yesterday’s news’ remains today’s concern after summer flooding in southeastern Michigan.
Health worker Kadie E. Koroma (right), part of a team with The United Methodist Church’s Imagine No Malaria campaign, processes a voucher that will provide mosquito nets for the family of Gbassay Foday (seated at left) for use in her home in Baoma village, near Bo, Sierra Leone. Photo: Mike DuBose/UMNS.
8 Jan 2015 UMCOR: 75 Years of Accompanying and Learning
UMCOR reaches 75 years of alleviating human suffering and reaffirms its ministry to work alongside the most vulnerable populations.
UMCOR’s awareness campaign on human trafficking give young people the tools they need to see through the enticement of work abroad and impede their becoming subject to trafficking, forced labor and exploitation. Photo: UMCOR Armenia
8 Jan 2015 Human Trafficking: Know Your Rights
Raising awareness about human trafficking in Armenia.
Photo by Mike DuBose.
7 Jan 2015 Finding Power in Partnerships
A look at the PISANS project, a model, and integrated suite of programs helping to improve the quality of life for a Haitian community.
6 Jan 2015 Recovery to Preparedness in North Alabama
With support from UMCOR, the North Alabama Conference takes recovery a step further.
5 Jan 2015 UMCOR Donates $50,000 for Food Assistance in Syria
UMCOR supported the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) through a grant to American Friends of UNRWA in July.
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18 Dec 2014 Boots on the Ground: Haiti and UM Volunteers in Mission
A look at how the UMVIM program has been indispensable in helping to rebuild Haiti over the last 5 years since the 2010 earthquake.
18 Dec 2014 Ten Years Later, Pointing to a Good Tsunami Recovery
After a generous outpouring, United Methodists invested millions to work with communities displaced by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.
Members of the UMCOR-supported Thensiddu Village Livelihood Group meet in Thalawai village in Chenkalady region of Batticaloa District in Eastern Province, Sri Lanka. Photo: Nile Sprague
18 Dec 2014 Sri Lanka: A Decade of UMCOR Service
Ten years after the Indian Ocean tsunami, UMCOR closes its Sri Lanka operations, but its approach to economic and social development lives on.
17 Dec 2014 UMCOR Working to Help Rebuild Winston County, Mississippi
UMCOR has been working with Winston Strong to rebuild a Mississippi community following the April 2014 tornado.
16 Dec 2014 Call for Prayer for the People of Peshawar, Pakistan
Global Ministries head, Thomas Kemper, invites prayers for all affected by a December 16 school bombing.
OCU students Philip Younts and Rachel Honaker help coordinate the Alternative Gift Marketplace.  Photo: Rodney Newman.
16 Dec 2014 Christmas Gifts with Meaning
Oklahoma City University students offer campus an opportunity for gift-giving with impact.


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