Haiti News Archives
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The following letter from the Rev. Gesner Paul, President of the Eglise Méthodiste d'Haiti (EMH), outlines the steps being taken to prepare for United Methodist Volunteers in Mission (UMVIM) teams to respond to the needs of the people in Haiti.
Six young Haitian Methodists spent an afternoon dividing 55-pound bags of rice and 100-pound bags of beans into family-sized portions to feed more than 160 families who have had little assistance since the Jan. 12 earthquake.Watch Video
UMCOR multimedia presentation thanks donors for giving to relief aid in Haiti. Continue to give at www.umcorhaiti.org
UMCOR Haiti Podcast
Louis and Madame Felix, 74 and 76, were the first to receive a white plastic bag containing 18 pounds of rice, three pounds of beans, a quart of cooking oil and a one-pound bag of salt from the United Methodist Committee on Relief Jan. 29.
The Rev. Cynthia Fierro Harvey of Houston is taking a leave of absence from her current ministerial appointment to assist UMCOR in a time of challenge and transition.
Rev. Paul Jeffrey is a Global Ministries Missionary, and an award-winning photojournalist. As always, these photos from Haiti are powerful and moving.
Food, water and housing are the top needs a group of 29 church and community leaders told three executives from the United Methodist Committee on Relief. Asked which is the most important, the group said all three.
In a service filled with references to the Wesleyan tradition, family, friends and colleagues gathered at the Edenton Street United Methodist Church in Raleigh, NC to remember and honor the life of Sam Dixon.