UM Churches respond to 700 miles of U.S. storms

Date Posted: 7/9/2012

Challenged by a swath of severe summer storms and sweltering temperatures, United Methodists immediately opened their churches as cooling/relief centers and went to work removing debris.


According to, a “super derecho” of violent thunderstorms left a more than 700-mile trail of destruction across the U.S. Midwest and mid-Atlantic on June 29.


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