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UM relief worker undaunted in getting supplies to Isaac-hit Mississsippi

In a journey that took almost 24 hours, Bill Carr braved lashing rain, unforgiving wind and a tree branch-strewn interstate to deliver a truckload of requested relief supplies to people in hurricane-ravaged Mississippi. Carr, the disaster relief coordinator for the Memphis Conference, made the trip Aug. 29 — while Hurricane Isaac still was pummeling the […]

GC 2012 resolution supports reconstruction work in Haiti

By Linda Unger, UMNS… TAMPA, Fla.—During its first plenary session on April 30, General Conference 2012 ratified a General Board of Global Ministries resolution urging support for the reconstruction and development of Haiti in the wake of the massive destruction caused by the 2010 earthquake. “In the midst of crisis are opportunities to change the […]