Category Archive: Hurricane Florence

UMCSC seeking Hurricane Florence disaster recovery case manager

The South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church is seeking a disaster recovery case manager to work with Hurricane Florence-related clients. This hourly (non-exempt) employee will be working throughout Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Horry, Marion and Marlboro counties, serving as a primary point of contact to facilitate access to a broad range of resources, addressing the …

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Whitten named Hurricane Florence disaster recovery director

Jan. 9, 2019 Tim Whitten’s fondest memories in ministry come from having served and advocated for others, both personally and professionally. Whitten – who starts Jan. 14 as disaster recovery director to handle Hurricane Florence-related efforts in the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church – has had plenty of chances to do both since becoming …

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2 UMCOR grants to aid Matthew, Florence hurricane recovery efforts

Dec. 13, 2018 The South Carolina Conference has been awarded two UMCOR grants totaling more than $825,000 – one to wrap up disaster recovery work on homes damaged by Hurricane Matthew, and another to launch disaster recovery efforts in the wake of this year’s Hurricane Florence. The United Methodist Committee on Relief Board of Directors on …

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Grant from UMCOR, Duke Endowment backs Hurricane Florence recovery in S.C.

Hurricane Florence-related disaster recovery efforts of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church will be one of the beneficiaries of a $2 million grant to UMCOR from the Duke Endowment. The grant is part of a $5 million package that trustees of the Duke Endowment – one of the largest private foundations in the …

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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, UMCOR set training to help churches prepare for disaster

The South Carolina Conference and UMCOR have scheduled two free training opportunities aimed at helping local churches develop a disaster response plan and better position themselves to respond when disaster strikes. “Connecting Neighbors” – scheduled for 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 28 at Macedonia UMC in Mullins and Nov. 29 at First UMC in Conway – …

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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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Marion District pastors turn to each other in flood’s wake

Oct. 12, 2018 United Methodist churches in the Marion District of the South Carolina Annual Conference have taken the brunt of natural disasters that have struck the state in recent years. From the 1,000-year floods of 2015, through Hurricane Matthew a year later, to last month’s Hurricane Florence – the district that ranges from the …

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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 – all skill levels – needed for flood response

South Carolina UMC Disaster Response Ministries needs volunteers of all ability levels to help us clean out homes that have been flooded by Hurricane Florence. Until this point, conditions have dictated that only specially trained Early Response Teams handle these duties. We now can welcome all volunteers of any skill level to join us in this …

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