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Bishop Schol asks for relief funds for New Jersey

Editor’s note: Here’s a new message from Bishop John Schol: Dear Friends of the Greater New Jersey Conference of The United Methodist Church, Superintendent Paul Maliel, assistant Nicola Mulligan, my wife Beverly and daughter Kristen met with our clergy in the Cape Atlantic District today (Thursday) and heard the stories of damage to parsonages, church […]

Bishop Schol: ‘I see Jesus walking around New Jersey’ as UM churches respond to Sandy

Bishop John Schol, Special Contributor… (editor’s note: This is a message from Bishop Schol to the UMC’s Greater New Jersey Conference, which he oversees) Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, Why? Why, I keep asking myself as I drive to meet with people who have lost their homes. Why, I ask myself when I encounter […]

United Methodists in northeast brace for storm

United Methodists in the Northeast are bracing for the incoming Hurricane Sandy today, which is expected to make landfall in Central New Jersey. Forecasters say the “superstorm” threatens 50 million people in the nation’s most heavily populated area. UMCOR Assistant General Secretary for U.S. disaster response, the Rev. Tom Hazelwood, urged residents of the Northeast […]