DSC Response to COVID-19

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Masks from UMCOR for Desert Southwest Conference UMC

In May, Rev. Tom Mattick who chairs our Conference Disaster Response team, shared an email with me that UMCOR had notified all annual conferences of the availability of more than 172,000 cloth facial coverings infused with copper and silver. The masks came from FEMA...

Disaster Response Team Acts during COVID-19

In a time of stay-at-home orders, troubling statistics, and vulnerable populations, UMCOR and the conference Disaster Response Committee are deploying resources . UMCOR donated more than 80,000 masks stored at the Sager Brown Depot to first responders in Louisiana....

Important Update from Bishop Bob March 31, 2020

An Update from Bishop Bob on March 31, 2020 regarding the COVID-19 virus.

United Methodist updates and resources

DSC Continuing Ministry and Mission  
During COVID-19   

How to Worship Online

DSC-FAQ for COVID-19

Become an ERT Handout

Begin with Prayer

Please continue to pray for those whose lives have been impacted by recent disasters. Please also pray for the Early Response Teams, disaster coordinators, and many volunteers.

Share Opportunities to Respond

Use the new Power Point Presentation in worship or to create social media graphics to let your community know what they can do to support the disaster relief efforts.

Share the NEW Bulletin Insert

Advance #901670: UMCOR United States Disaster Response

UMCOR is working with disaster coordinators and ERTs to provide relief in areas impacted by epidemics, devastated by storms, ongoing recovery from floods, and wildfires. Check out the options for extending the love of Jesus below or contact Tom Mattick by clicking here.

ERT Supplies & Scholarships

Help replenish the Desert Southwest Conference Disaster Response trailer and fund volunteers scholarships to travel to the affected areas. To contribute by mail, send your check payable to the Desert Southwest Conference, 1550 E Meadowbrook Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85014, and indicate “floods” in the memo line.

NOW: Get Trained as an Early Response Team (ERT) & Volunteer

UM Volunteers In Mission

Advance #982450: UMCOR international relief fund

Unite with Hope

UMCOR (United Methodist Committee On Relief) is grateful for your relentless prayers and support.

Need some help putting together your clean up kit for UMCOR?  Here are some links.  We ask that local churches ship these kits directly to UMCOR or UMCOR West using the labels below.  We know that the cost for shipping kits is significant please plan for this as you undertake a kit project.

Clean Up Bucket Supply List

See the UMCOR list of supplies that need to be included in the cleaning buckets.

Sager Brown Shipping Label

Download the shipping label that needs to be used to ship buckets to the Sager Brown Depot Louisiana

UMCOR West Depot

Please use this label to ship buckets to the UMCOR West Depot in Salt Lake City.

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