Hurricane Maria

Eastern Pennsylvania Conference has committed to helping Puerto Rico recover from the ravages of the 2018 hurricane season. Read more

Disasters and Climate Change

United Methodists from South Carolina aid in the restoration of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria destroyed much of the island. Read more

Global Health

Despite continued widespread devastation, an Eastern Pennsylvania team finds Puerto Ricans retain their hope for recovery and a brighter future. Read more

Global Health

3 Wise Men

Eastern Pennsylvania Conference Photo

Using the biblical theme of the three wise men who visited Jesus with gifts, Eastern Pennsylvania Conference will start a special emphasis on aiding hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. Read more

Local Church

Fifty solar generators made in Detroit by a United Methodist-related ministry are now providing much needed power in Puerto Rico. Read more

Global Health

Puerto Rico Flag

Photo by the Rev. Gustavo Vasquez, UMNS

Bishop Hector Ortiz of the Methodist Church of Puerto Rico updates the United Methodist Council of Bishops on the island's status after Hurricane Maria. Read more

Global Health

Puerto Rico Methodists

UM Insight Screencap from YouTube

Facing unequal response because of racism, Puerto Rico needs United Methodists to hold U.S. officials accountable for providing the same level of aid given to Americans recovering from other recent disasters. Read more

Views from a Ridge

Maria HELP

Photo by Kris Grogan, U.S. Customs Border Patrol

Devastation in Puerto Rico is hampering efforts to bring relief to Hurricane Maria's survivors, including the Methodist Church of Puerto Rico, writes Linda Bloom. Read more

Global Health

Puerto Rico Hug

Photo Courtesy of R.L. Bryant

Jesus didn't "write a memo" when people were in need, and we shouldn't have to issue memos either, says the Rev. Richard Lowell Bryant. Read more

Practicing Faith

Team Rubicon

Photo by Steve Zumwalt/FEMA

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