Category Archive: Flood Recovery

South Carolina Conference Disaster Response and 2015 Flood Recovery

Early Response Team training opportunities

We are United Methodist Volunteers in South Carolina who are dedicated to showing the love of Jesus to others in the aftermath of a disaster. We have teams and regional coordinators who cover our state from border to border. Our teams consist of 6-12 people. All members receive 8 hours of training in basic disaster …

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Volunteers still needed for “Sellers Blitz” relief work

Volunteers are still needed for the “Sellers Blitz” – scheduled for Jan. 13-14 in the flood-ravaged Marion County town. This event, organized by the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, will be similar to the successful “Nichols Blitz” held last month – but different in some important ways. You’ll still have the chance to …

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Flooded Louisiana-Women in Mission

Five women from the Godwin-Pate Circle of Edisto Island United Methodist Church spent a week in Louisiana at the UMCOR Sager Brown Warehouse making flood buckets for the victims of the floods in Louisiana. Judy Blancett, Melinda Hester, Gerri Hutto, Violet McKenney, and Patti Smyer traveled to Baldwin, Louisiana to make flood buckets that would …

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SC ERT to Baton Rouge September 11-15, 2016

SC UMVIM ERT to Baton Rouge, Louisiana September 11-15, 2016 – Billy Robinson – SC UMVIM ERT Coordinator On August 11, 2016 rain began falling across the southern portion of Louisiana, in which rainfall exceeded 20 inches in multiple parishes causing catastrophic flooding that submerged over 100,000 homes and businesses and killed 13 people. In …

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UMC ERT Volunteers response to Hermine

Hurricane Hermine hit Florida then came in across SC as a tropical storm still packing wind gust to 60 mph and heavy down pours of flooding rain on Friday, September 2, 2016. Many trees fell in the wake of the storm and none more so that in Orangeburg County. Fire Departments and department of transportation …

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Urgent Need for UMCOR Cleaning Buckets

The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) has put out an URGENT call for cleaning buckets. “Recent flooding, fires and storms in numerous conferences in the U.S. has nearly depleted our network supply of clean-up kits (aka cleaning buckets).” said Catherine Earl of UMCOR “Your help is desperately needed to help replenish the supply.” The conference …

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West Virginia Flood Relief

Donations can be made to the West Virginia Annual Conference by using code #935 for the special offering. Checks may be sent to: West Virginia Annual Conference Treasurer’s office PO Box 2469 Charleston, WV 25329. Thank you in advance for your generosity! ONLINE giving for West Virginia Flood Relief is now available! Please select “United …

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June 7 Daily Wrap up.

Tuesday June 7, 2016 The morning session The morning began at 7:30 A.M. with a worship service led by the Reverend Geneva Stafford and her choir from St. Mark UMC in Sumter, SC.  This worship service included the celebration of Holy Communion. The annual awards breakfast was led by the Reverend Jeffery Salley.  Awards were …

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New Flood Recovery Director Named

The South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church has named Ward Smith as its new flood recovery director. Smith takes the reins from the Rev. Gregg Varner, UMCSC disaster response coordinator, who had been serving as interim recovery director since the October floods. As flood recovery director, Smith will train and assist all of …

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Work continues in Manning after SC Flood

Manning SC – The Benbo home in Manning, SC was severely damaged after the historic flooding in SC.  Recovery teams from all over the country have given their time, efforts and skill to helping the Benbo family recovery. North Augusta, United Methodists mucked-out the house after the flood. While Manning Early Response Teams placed a tarp on the …

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