The South Georgia Conference Disaster Response Team continues to respond to those affected by Hurricane Michael. Thank you for your prayers and to the countless volunteers, ERT members, and others who have given of their time, talents, and finances to help those impacted by the storm. The work continues and we will be a presence as the work and healing continues. Watch a Disaster Response update and learn how your congregation can have the tools and info it needs to respond to disasters: https://vimeo.com/308822472
Early Response Teams
If you have a team ready to serve, please contact Luis Morales at firstname.lastname@example.org or 478-335-6678.
Monetary gifts will be extremely important as we continue to respond to the affected areas. Special offerings to help with storm recovery needs may be sent to the South Georgia Conference Storm Relief efforts. Ways to give:
Thank you for helping respond to and support our response efforts here in South Georgia. We are already seeing incredible ways that our local churches are "Alive Together in Christ."
Cleanup, recovery still happening in southwest GeorgiaA few weeks ago, Allison Lindsey, associate director of connectional ministries, was among a team of conference leaders who traveled to southwest Georgia to assess the ongoing Hurricane Michael recovery efforts and welcome North Georgia bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson and a North Georgia Conference work team plus a South Georgia Conference work team, to the area.
Neighbors helping neighbors after hurricane
Hurricane Michael brought 115 mph winds, downed trees and destroyed buildings throughout southwest Georgia. The Rev. Scott Stanfill, pastor of Colquitt United Methodist Church, said he sees God at work in how neighbors are extending a helping hand. Read story
North Carolina: If you are interested in helping in North Carolina and have a team ready to deploy, you can contact the North Carolina Conference directly at their Operations Center at 888-440-9167. You can also visit their Conference website at www.nccumc.org, which will link you to their Disaster Response site.
South Carolina: The South Carolina Annual Conference is now receiving ERT Teams in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. There is a need for teams in a variety of roles throughout the state. If interested, please contact the South Carolina Conference directly: email@example.com or call the SC Conference Disaster Call Center at (864) 216-1876.
**If you deploy, please notify Luis Morales, South Georgia Conference Disaster Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org.