Tag Archive: Hurricane

Preparation tips as hurricane season begins

Hurricane season is upon us. Now is the time – before a storm hits – to make sure your church is prepared!     Check out these preparedness tips Plan an evacuation route Know where to go. If you are ordered to evacuate, know the local hurricane evacuation route(s) to take and have a plan …

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December Advocate now online

The December edition of The Advocate is now online. The print edition is scheduled to arrive in mailboxes across the state on or about Nov. 25. This edition covers: The continued United Methodist relief after Hurricane Matthew A call for volunteers to help with flood recovery A feature on how churches are standing with Wesley UMC after …

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Louisiana Conference needs disaster response teams

The Rev. Dave Carlton, pastor of Trinity United Methodist Church in Buras, La., watched television news reports of Hurricane Isaac’s devastating impact on Plaquemines Parish from a hospital room in Natchez, Miss. Carlton was on an overnight trip to Birmingham, Ala. and stopped to eat lunch in Mississippi. When he stood up from the meal, …

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