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Puerto Ricans in PA find helping hands

UCC's collaborate with other faith-based organizations to help evacuees find resources, jobs, homes. READ MORE

FL governor, press surprise church

Houses of worship see increases in attendance following school shooting.

Multiple skills help pastor in response

Pastor, electrician, mediator, social worker, are all skills of the MDS Puerto Rico disaster coordinator.

$1 million raised for Puerto Rico

American Baptists reach rebuilding initiative goal, volunteer teams encouraged to plan work.

News By Others

Erratic utilities complicate recovery

Still reeling from last year's hurricanes, Caribbean residents begin to worry about this year.

TX survivors witness 'love'

"True service is love in working clothes" says sign at MDS work site.

Episcopal Bishop visits USVI

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry meets with worshippers and clergy during pastoral visit to hurricane-ravaged islands.

Volunteers help MI survivors

United Methodist Church team repairs home damaged in June flooding

Fires, mud change church focus

Like its neighbors, an Episcopal congregation was forced to evacuate but has found a new mission in midst of disasters.

Team finds 'rewards' in mission work

Ecumenical group, sponsored by small UCC church, treks to FL to help Hurricane Irma survivors.

News Briefs

More security isn't answer to school shootings

Researchers argue that the spate of shootings have an educational answer.

Climate worries depends where you live

New research suggests politics and risk perception explains why the US and Caribbean see climate change so differently.

Oregon ill-prepared for a 'big one'

Audit of emergency plans finds major weaknesses in state's disaster preparations.

Privatizing grid may not work

Professor questions wisdom of privatizing the public electric company in Puerto Rico

Preparing for next flu pandemic

Health law expert says world is ill prepared for a major flu pandemic