nepalAs many of you know, an earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter Scale struck west of the ancient Nepali capital of Kathmandu, Pokhara, on April 25. It is the most powerful earthquake to hit the region in 81 years.

UMCOR, the United Methodist Committe on Relief is preparing a response, working through local and international partners.  Donations to support the response to the earthquake in Nepal and other international disasters can be made through UMCOR Advance # 982450. Checks can be made out to your local UMC and write UMCOR Advance #982450 in the memo and put in the offering plate or gifts can be made online: