Hurricane Dorian’s hit to the Bahamas has been severe. We have been monitoring the situation as the destruction unfolds and will provide further updates as they become available. 

UMCOR has awarded a solidarity grant to Bahamas Methodist Habitat, the Disaster Ministry of the Bahamas Conference of the Methodist Church. This grant provides immediate, emergency short term funding to address the basic human needs of those affected by this catastrophic storm.

YOU can help by continuing to pray for those affected by Hurricane Dorian and by making a donation to the response efforts.” 

You are welcome to write a check to Maplewood UMC that is designated for International Disaster Relief or Advance # 982450 OR there is an opportunity to give online through this link:


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