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Hurricane Matthew response: What you can do to help

October 11, 2016

The devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew has been widely reported. Many United Methodists would like to help the people of the Caribbean, especially Haiti, and the southern coastal area of the United States.

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UMs respond in wake of Ellicott City flooding

September 1, 2016

Natural disasters have been in the headlines throughout the summer, with recent flooding in Louisiana and, closer to home, Ellicott City, causing loss of life and millions of dollars’ worth of damage. Through it all, United Methodists have...

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Ellicott City Flood Relief Information

August 2, 2016

A devastating flash flood hit Ellicott City Saturday night, July 30, causing two deaths and destroying several businesses and homes. The Baltimore-Washington Conference has two churches in Ellicott City: Emory UMC and Mt. Zion UMC. Neither church...

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Helping our brothers and sisters in West Virginia

June 27, 2016

As a result of the recent flooding in West Virginia, causing at least 23 deaths, the state was declared a disaster area. BWC Disaster Relief and Volunteer in Missions coordinators, the Revs. David Graves and Joan Carter-Rimbach, have been in...

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