NYD Webteam: October 2016
Urgent Message from the Chair of District
Urgent help needed to rebuild in Haiti after Hurricane Matthew hit the west coast of Haiti on Tuesday 5th October with devastating effect, leaving thousands displaced.
John and Sharon Harbottle (two Methodist mission partners based in Haiti) have managed to get a couple of emails through to us.
"Many areas of Port-au-Prince have suffered from extensive flooding, and the water pouring out of the mountain is likely to continue to increase for a day or two yet as it is still raining. Roofs have been blown off many homes and many people are in refuge centres."
The BBC reported that at least 10,000 people were in shelters along with reports of overcrowded hospitals and shortages of fresh water. The storm knocked down communications and blocked roads, hampering emergency efforts.
Please give what you can to help the Church rebuild communities in Haiti.
I encourage you to send donations to The Methodist Church World Mission Fund
Charity Registration No. 1132208 Marking them for the Haiti Hurricane Appeal
You may also be interested in
"Wycliffe Bible Translators in Nigeria"See the work of Wycliffe Bible Translators in the Koro Cluster Project of four related languages in Nigeria with Doug & Rachel. They witnessed the impact of mother tongue translation on the local people and met all those involved in the project, from translation college lecturers to translators in the villages, to those learning to read their own...
Low Row URC — 12th March . A Present God — Leaders Kevin and Sue PellatGunnerside Methodist Church — 19th March — A Listening God — Leader Rev Stephen CollinsonLow Row Holy Trinity — 26th March — A Caring God — Leaders Rev Caroline Hewlett and Rev Alison Stewart-SmithArkengarthdale St Mary's — 2nd April — A Speaking God — Leader Mary ClarkeMuker St Mary's — 9th April — Jesus:...
Please see here a link to the Methodist Church's YouTube channel with a new film, 'To Be A Forces Child'. This powerful short film shares in their own words some of the children and young people's experiences of being part of a family in the military and explains how the MFBs project work supports families.It has been funded by MFB through its small grants...
Reeth Evangelical Congregational
Dove Cottage, Leyburn