Disaster Response Update: January 21-22, 2017 Storms (Updated Jan. 31)


Jan. 31, 2017

Here is the latest from the Mississippi Annual Conference Disaster Response Team.  Please note that they now have places for Teams to stay.  Contact their office to schedule a Team:

We are in need of people that can come and help with site assessments. If you feel lead to this work please contact Daniel Herring, District Disaster Coordinator at (601) 278-3092

We have a huge need for teams to come and help with the clean-up efforts. We have housing lined up for your teams, if your team is available to come contact Chris Adams at (601) 818-5899.

We are also in need of Heavy Equipment teams for demolition work. Heavy Equipment i.e. Backhoes, bulldozers. If you have a team that can do this type of work please contact The Conference Disaster Response Coordinator, Rev. Kenny McGill at (662) 416-1981. 

Grace & Peace
Rev. Kenny McGill
Disaster Response Coordinator
Mississippi Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church
Phone: (662) 416-1981

Jan. 23, 2017

Below is the request from the Mississippi Annual Conference.  ERT Teams should contact the Mississippi Conference directly to register and schedule a time to serve. 

We are ready to receive ERT teams to the Hattiesburg and Petal areas impacted by recent tornados. ERTs should be self-sustainable. Teams will be housed at the R3SM building located at 301 Buschman St. in Hattiesburg.

Available ERTs should call Mrs. Creighton at 601-544-5115 or George at 601-310-7700 to register before coming. Teams may also contact the Hattiesburg District disaster response coordinator Rev. Daniel Harring at 601-278-3092 or The Conference Disaster Response Coordinator Kenny McGill at 662-416-1981.

Please pray for those who suffered loss and/or damage due to the recent severe weather.

Grace and peace,
Rev. Kenny McGill
Disaster Response Coordinator 
Mississippi Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church

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