Heart-breaking devastation has been recently caused by weather-related events such as Hurricane Harvey in Texas, the mudslides in Sierra Leonne, fires in the Western US, earthquakes in Mexico and now Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean, Florida and other parts of the Southeastern US. The destruction has left a lot of persons across the world in need of compassion and assistance.
The North Alabama Conference stands ready to help our neighbors, near and far. Many thanks to our Disaster Response Team, chaired by Rev. Randy Burbank, for leading our response effort. Additional team members are Rev. Mike Butler, Mr. Buddy Williams, Mr. Jeff Thrower, Rev. David Tubbs, Rev. Dave Bailey, Ms. Lori Feist, Rev. Charlie Brown, Rev. Marvin McCormick, Rev. Ron Howard and Rev. Tim Alexander.
Here are four ways you can assist our Disaster Response team as they lead us in responding to the immediate crisis.
We United Methodists are known for not only our immediate but also our long-term response to disaster. Thank you for your ongoing focus and ministry in reaching out to our brothers and sisters in need following the recent weather-related disasters.
As always it is a privilege to serve as your bishop.
North Alabama Conference