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Disaster Relief
Twenty-four cleaning buckets were provided to an affordable housing community for low income and agricultural workers in Half Moon Bay, Calif., after it was flooded. Photo courtesy of the California-Nevada Conference.

As floods rise, United Methodists reach out

California is continuing to deal with storms causing devastating floods, and it’s still too soon to assess the scope of the damage. But United Methodists are already doing what they can to help.
Faith Stories
Children who fled the war in Ukraine play at the United Methodist Dorcas church camp in Debrecen, Hungary, where their families have been given shelter. Photo by Mike DuBose, UM News.

2022: The Year in Photos

Amid challenges from an evolving denomination, multiple natural disasters, the war in Ukraine and a continuing struggle to address migration, United Methodists continued to live out their faith and serve their communities in 2022. UM News photographers were there.
Local Church
Niurka Meléndez, a founder of Venezuelans and Immigrants Aid, offers practical information and advice to newcomers trying to navigate New York City. The aid group is a partner with the United Methodist Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew in assisting the recent influx of asylum seekers there. Photo by K Karpen.

Learning to 'live welcome' in response to human need

New York church aims to fill a need through a migrant ministry that relies upon partnership to provide practical support to newcomers.