Haitian Methodists, UMCOR assess volunteer needs

By Linda Bloom The Methodist Church in Haiti and United Methodist Committee on Relief are identifying “suitable projects and assignments” for volunteer teams wishing to assist with earthquake recovery in Haiti. Both groups are asking volunteers to delay their arrival in Haiti until those assessments are complete. Evaluations in the six church circuits most affected by […]

The march of the Last Responders

By Steve Beard They weren’t taking any chances. For Super Bowl Sunday, the historic St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans called the Vatican to seek permission to replace the Papal flag over the front entrance of the sanctuary with the flag of the New Orleans Saints. Attendance rivaled Easter Sunday, and the entire congregation was […]