UMCOR Disaster Response

UMCOR and its partners respond to disasters in the U.S. and across the globe every day. For the most up-to-date information, follow the UMCOR Facebook page:

  • UMCOR and CWS: Care and resettlement for Ukrainian refugees in Moldova Read Article
  • UMCOR: Earthquake Relief for Turkey and Syria Donate to UMCOR International Disaster Response and Recovery Advance here:
  • May 2022: UMCOR works with partners to relieve distress inside Ukraine…Read article
  • United Methodists Stand with Ukraine United Methodists around the world are condemning the Russian invasion of Ukraine and responding to the plight of those affected. The denomination’s website has created a landing page, “United Methodists Stand with Ukraine”…Read article
  • Providing Ukranian Refugees ‘Soul Care’ Read article
  • Activities of The United Methodist Church in the Central Conference of Central and Southern Europe with/for Refugees from Ukraine Read Article
  • FAQ on UMCOR’s efforts for Ukraine
    ATLANTA — The United Methodist Board of Global Ministries has prepared an FAQ about how the United Methodist Committee on Relief is responding to the crisis in Ukraine. Read FAQ
  • How are United Methodists present in Ukraine? United Methodists have both congregations and mission partners on the ground in Ukraine, offering hope, support and aid in every way they can. Read article
  • BISHOP HAGIYA: Statement on Ukraine: The news keeps coming about the atrocities of war in Ukraine ….. Read article
  • UMCOR: Support the Humanitarian Crisis in Ukraine:
    United Methodists and others wishing to provide humanitarian assistance to the Ukrainian people in the wake of the Russian invasion of their country may contribute to Advance #982450….  More info with link to donate

Alternate Ways To Support UMCOR:

– When giving directly to UMCOR, you may credit First UMC of Santa Monica by selecting our state and church name.
– Online giving via the church website by clicking HERE and select the UMCOR fund.
– Make your check payable to “First UMC” with “UMCOR” listed on the memo line and deliver/mail it to the church office or drop it in the offering plate during a worship service.

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