In the News

Articles and publications about Hurricane Harvey and relief efforts. 

Harvey Survivors Mindful of Those in Irma’s Path

‘God Moments’ Spur Pastor’s Harvey Relief Efforts

Enlisting tech, boats for Houston rescue efforts

Meet the Good Samaritans Helping Their Neighbors in the Aftermath of Harvey

Marshall Church Hosts Flood Bucket Assembly for Harvey Storm Relief

Riding Out the Storm at Houston’s Texas Medical Center

CNN: Houston Faith and Flood Recovery

LA Times: Texas Congregation Dries Out Flood-Damaged Church

Enlisting Tech, Boats for Houston Rescue Efforts

Message from Bishop Scott J. Jones

Churches Pitch in as Harvey Crisis Continues

Harvey Floods Hit Houston Churches

Hurricane Harvey Reveals the Heart of Ecumenical Cooperation in Mont Belvieu

Lily Pad of Refuge

Finding Joy in Sorrow

Five Harvey Things You Don’t Expect

Nothing Prepares You

United Methodist Churches Offer Shelters

Prayer from Bishop Jones

Texas Floods Force Rescue of Many

Houston Measuring Rain in Feet Not Inches

Churches Wanting to Assist as Shelters

Flood Buckets Ready to Roll


Bishop Jones extends a message to Matagorda United Methodist Church and all of the churches affected by Hurricane Harvey.


Bishop Scott Jones of the Texas Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church expresses a heart-felt thank you to all who have stepped up and offered assistance to those in need. 


Director of Missional Excellence Rev. Scott Moore shares important steps and safety tips for cleaning out a flooded home.

Download the files referenced in this video. 

Guide to Mold Cleanup:  English     Spanish

FEMA: How to Prepare for a Hurricane

Cleaning Kits (flood buckets) and Hygiene Kits are our 2 greatest needs, in addition to monetary gifts

Cleaning Kits enable people to begin the overwhelming job of cleaning up after a flood or hurricane.

Hygiene Kits provide basic necessities to people who have been forced to leave their homes because of human conflict or natural disaster.  Hygiene kits are also used as learning tools in personal hygiene, literacy, nutrition, and cooking classes.



This Hurricane Harvey recovery project was funded in part by: