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REMINDER: LAST DAY TO DONATE TO HURRICANE FLORENCE RELIEF IS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7

Donations can be cash or check (payable to UMC Monroe with Hurricane Florence Response in the memo line). Just place your donation in the collection plate — if you’re donating cash, please make sure it is labelled for Hurricane Florence Response. Missions will make the donation to UMCOR on behalf of our congregation. Donations can also be made online directly to UMCOR’s U.S. Disaster Response fund (Advance Number # 901670) via their website at this link:

https://www.umcor.org/Search-for-Projec…/Search-for-Projects

Thank you for your support of this mission to help with the recovery from Hurricane Florence and for your continued prayers for those impacted by the storm.

A Message to the Congregation from the Missions Committee:

As Pastor Mark mentioned last Sunday, the Missions Committee has been exploring how our congregation can help with the disaster relief efforts from Hurricane Florence. As the flood waters recede in the coming days, UMCOR is on site and ready to assist people with any needs they have by providing flood cleaning bucket kits, hygiene kits, and other needed items. According to UMCOR, the most effective way we can help in the immediate aftermath of the storm is with our monetary donations. These monetary donations will be used to supplement the materials they already have in place and support the people on the ground assisting residents.

Beginning Sunday, September 24, for the next few weeks, the Missions Committee will have a flood bucket available in the narthex to collect monetary donations from the congregation to be donated to UMCOR’s disaster response. To understand the impact your donations can have keep in mind that the average cost of the items in an UMCOR flood bucket totals $75 and the cost of the items in an UMCOR hygiene kit totals $12. No amount is too small to give!

Donations can be cash or check (payable to UMC Monroe with Hurricane Florence Response in the memo line). Missions will make the donation to UMCOR on behalf of our congregation. Donations can also be made online directly to UMCOR’s U.S. Disaster Response fund (Advance Number # 901670) via their website at this link:

https://www.umcor.org/Search-for-Projects/Search-for-Projects

Thank you for your support of this mission to help with the recovery from Hurricane Florence and for your continued prayers for those impacted by the storm.