Category Archive: Disaster Recovery

Long-Term Recovery Group training set for Nov. 27

Nov. 12, 2018 The South Carolina Conference and UMCOR have scheduled a free training opportunity for those interested in helping develop a Long-Term Recovery Group in Chesterfield, Dillon, Horry, Marion and Marlboro counties – among the areas hardest by flooding in the wake of Hurricane Florence. The training is scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 27, …

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UMCSC seeking Hurricane Florence disaster recovery director

The South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church is seeking a disaster recovery director to manage Hurricane Florence-related efforts. This full-time, grant-funded position reports to the director of Connectional Ministries and will be working throughout the Marion and Hartsville districts. Click here to read a detailed job description. Interested individuals may submit a cover …

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Bishop Holston, Cabinet bring hope, hard work to Disaster Recovery effort

    Oct. 17, 2018 Bishop L. Jonathan Holston and members of the Extended Cabinet worked Wednesday to help restore homes of families still trying to recover from Hurricane Matthew in 2016. The second “Cabinet Work Day” of the year was designed not only to bring hope and recovery to storm survivors, but also to …

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S.C. Disaster Response assessing Tropical Storm Michael damage

Disaster Response leaders and volunteers from the South Carolina Annual Conference are out assessing neighborhoods as the remnants of Hurricane Michael leave the state. As needed, specially trained Early Response Teams will deploy to help clear downed trees, place tarps on damaged roofs and help clean up any other damages caused by the storm, which …

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Volunteers needed for S.C. disaster recovery

Whether you can help for a couple of days or a week. Whether you have an experienced team or you want to come alone and work alongside new friends. Whether you are young or old, experienced or not, local or out-of-state. Your time and talents are needed to help the hundreds of South Carolina families …

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Bishop Holston, cabinet spend a day working Disaster Recovery (and you’re next!)

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston and the extended Cabinet worked at four Disaster Recovery Ministries sites throughout the day April 25, 2018, helping South Carolina families who are still recovering in the wake of the 2015 floods and Hurricane Matthew in 2016. Bishop Holston, several district superintendents, and the leaders of various conference ministries worked together in Hopkins …

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S.C. Disaster Recovery Ministries receives efficiency grant from National VOAD

Disaster Recovery Ministries of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church has been awarded a grant from National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster. The $1,000 paid for office equipment to help Disaster Recovery administrative staff directly working with South Carolina families and volunteers better organize files. That allows them to more effectively assist those families, many …

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Southern Mutual Church Insurance gives $5,000 to help United Methodists rebuild lives

The Southern Mutual Church Insurance Co. has donated $5,000 to the Disaster Recovery Ministries of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church. Volunteers with Disaster Recovery Ministries – both individuals and teams – have been working for more than two years to respond to the needs of families whose homes were devastated by …

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