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Haiti ResourcesDigital Resource Package to Promote Mission and Ministry in Haiti

Video, music, and print resources are free to share on the web, in print, and during worship. 25 M zip file; you may need a free zip utility such as JustZIPit.


The Rev. Gesner Paul (right)Volunteering in Haiti

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.


Val Keteline (left) and Rose Stephane Bazile (right) are among a group of young people.UMCOR Begins Pilot Aid Project for Haitians

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.redarrowWatch Video


A boy who survived Haiti's devastating January 12 earthquake flies a kite.Video: Be There. Be Hope. In Haiti.

UMCOR multimedia presentation thanks donors for giving to relief aid in Haiti. Continue to give at

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Methodist Disciple Podcast

UMCOR Haiti Podcast

Listen to Melissa Crutchfield's powerful witness about UMCOR's work in Haiti
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Residents of MellierHaitian Church Members Distribute UMCOR Food to Neighbors

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 Harvey speaks during a service of dedication for mosquito net distribution at the Methodist Hospital of Dabou in DabouTexas Mission Leader Will Link Haiti Relief Work to US Churches

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.


ACT Alliance in HaitiACT Alliance in Haiti: Audio Slideshow by Paul Jeffrey

Rev. Paul Jeffrey is a Global Ministries Missionary, and an award-winning photojournalist. As always, these photos from Haiti are powerful and moving.


A girl plays between rows of makeshift homes at a temporary camp in the soccer stadium at LeoganeFood, Water, Housing Top Priorities for Haitians

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.


UMCOR staff who are responding to the Haiti emergency lay flowers in the spot where Sam Dixon lost his life at the Hotel Montana.Remembering UMCOR Leader, Sam Dixon

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.


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