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Caton Darling, 17, secures a tarp over the roof of his family’s home in Lake Charles, La., after Hurricane Laura toppled trees that damaged the roof.

Amazing grace comes in many ways for storm survivors

Hurricane Laura destroyed churches, homes and businesses but failed to drown the United Methodist spirit of caring.
Mission and Ministry
Evacuees in Mataas Na Kahoy in the province of Batangas, Philippines, receive relief goods from the Philippines Central Conference’s Asuncion Perez Memorial Center. United Methodists are among the many people responding to the thousands displaced by the Taal volcano eruption Jan. 12 on Luzon Island. Photo courtesy of Liza A. Cortez.

United Methodists in Philippines help volcano evacuees

Churches offer hot meals, other relief to thousands of evacuees as fears of a bigger eruption mount.
Mission and Ministry
Disaster relief volunteers with The United Methodist Church in Malawi hand out supplies to Cyclone Idai survivors in the Ntcheu District. More than 1,000 households from seven villages received food, including maize flour, cooking oil, beans, sugar and salt. Many in the area lost their crops to flooding after the deadly March 14 storm. By Francis Nkhoma, UM News.

Church in Malawi continues to aid cyclone survivors

Months after deadly storm, conference distributes food to 1,000 families in seven villages.
Mission and Ministry
Edwin Joseph Amadu, a United Methodist teacher in the Panguma community in Sierra Leone, shows members of Camp Hill United Methodist Church in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, how he uses backyard agriculture to augment his income to take care of his family. Photo by Phileas Jusu, UMNS.

US church transformed by Sierra Leone community

Camp Hill United Methodist Church in Pennsylvania helps support education and other community projects in remote village.

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