Tag Archive: Louisiana

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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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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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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