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Superstorm Sandy

Sandy Anniversary 1

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Five years after Superstorm Sandy roared up the east coast, United Methodists leaders in recovery efforts gave thanks for rebuilding efforts — but also expressed concern for the work that remains to be done. Read more

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Henry Enders

UMNS Photo by Arthur McClanahan, Iowa Conference.

Henry Enders' home needs extensive repairs after being damaged by Superstorm Sandy. Fortunately, United Methodist volunteers are already on the job. Read more

Staten Island relief

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United Methodists have begun pitching in to help victims of Superstorm Sandy recover from the devastation caused by the massive storm system two months ago. Read more

In the Church

Linda Bloom of United Methodist News Service reports what church communicators found this week when they finally got access to areas of New York and New Jersey ravaged by Superstorm Sandy. Read more

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As survivors of Superstorm Sandy are picking up the pieces of their shattered lives, those affected by previous disasters can find themselves having unexpected emotional reactions that need spiritual care, writes Susan Kim of UMCOR. Read more

In the Church

Morrow Memorial UMC

UMNS Photo by the Rev. Chris Heckert.

Morrow Memorial UMC in Maplewood, NJ, has become a haven for storm-ravaged victims of Superstorm Sandy. Read more

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New Jersey Flooding

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New Jersey Bishop John Schol says he and United Methodist leaders are focusing on human needs as the state struggles to assess massive, widespread damage to their state from Superstorm Sandy. Read more

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Despite its own headquarters being affected by Superstorm Sandy, the United Methodist Committee on Relief has swung into action with disaster relief for storm-ravaged New York, New Jersey and elsewhere. Read more

In the Church

Superstorm Sandy

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Frankenstorms and Questions of Why

God does not will harm to people, declares the Rev. Tim McClendon In proposes ways for Christians to respond to a world in grief and pain in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. Read more

Oct 30, 2012 5:26 PM Tim McClendon