Hurricane Irma

Florida National Guard

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After their experience with Hurricane Charlie, the Rev. Jerry Eckert and his wife Ann weren't going to wait around to see if Hurricane Irma battered their home in Port Charlotte, Fla. Read more

Global Health

United Methodist layman Jim Truitt, disaster response coordinator for the Pacific Northwest Annual Conference, details the scope of Hurricane Harvey's aftermath awaiting response. Read more


In Alabama, social media links two United Methodist congregations to provide shelter from tropical storm Irma. Read more

Local Church

Florida National Guard

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As damage assessments continue in Florida, where the Florida Keys are especially devastated, churches in Irma's path are also taking stock of her fury. Read more

Local Church

Our string of global disasters – hurricanes, mudslides, wildfires, floods and more – reveals eternal truths about how we affect the world God gives by the ways we live in it, writes Cynthia B. Astle. Read more

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As Hurricane Irma bore down on the U.S. mainland, survivors of Hurricane Harvey in southeast Texas were giving thanks and praying for those in Irma's path. Read more

Local Church

Cone of Uncertainty

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As Hurricane Irma takes aim at Florida, the Rev. Richard Lowell Bryant reminds us that we can face the storm's threats because we already manage risks every day. Read more

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