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From Katrina to Isaac, UMs respond faithfully

Susanne Gill, Special Contributor… The Gulf of Mexico is covered in a blanket of ominous clouds and her waters are churning.  As the blustery winds of Hurricane Isaac blow ashore residents of the Mississippi Gulf Coast know it is an eerily familiar way to mark the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.  The landmark of an anniversary […]

Transition Time – UM bishops leaning forward, looking back

As top official for the United Methodist Committee on Relief, the Rev. Cynthia Fierro Harvey bounced back and forth between New York, where UMCOR is based, and Houston, where she and her husband own a home and she was a longtime pastor in the Texas Conference. But on July 19 she became Bishop Harvey, elected […]