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Church leaders respond to shooting

Prayer vigils, counseling, pastoral support offered to community residents. READ MORE

TX school reels from shooting

Santa Fe schools to close through at least Tuesday following fatal shooting.

Faith leaders on edge in Hawaii

Emergency officials say it may be weeks before the volcano threat is past

Volunteers rebuild island churches

American Baptist Home Mission Societies help Puerto Rico residents

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2016 floods still challenge survivors

Week of Compassion and INCARelief collaborate to rebuild damaged homes in Louisiana.

Rebuilding lives in Puerto Rico

World Renew and ADRA team up with local partners to rebuild homes damaged by last year’s hurricanes

Puerto Rico faces struggles

More than eight months after devastating hurricanes hit this island, many challenges remain.

Wildfires prompts mission re-examination

Federated PC-USA and UMC faith community change to narrative budget brings stewardship success.

Multiple skills help pastor in response

Pastor, electrician, mediator, social worker, are all skills of the MDS Puerto Rico disaster coordinator.

Disaster work is life-changing

Whether on a volunteer team helping survivors of Hurricane Irma or helping in case management, it is work of the heart.

News Briefs

What Ramadan means in post Hurricane Maria Puerto Rico

The holy month of fasting brings to the surface tensions as Muslims among their Puerto Rican families

Suffering from air pollution ills?

A study reports more than 8 million people per year die early from air pollution exposure

Paper, sunlight found to purify water

The simple but unique method helps regions produce clean water.

More storms may challenge energy solutions

Climate change may scuttle Caribbean's post-hurricane plans for renewable energy.

What makes a community resilient?

Stanford University study explores how communities recover — or fail to recover — from disasters.

School drills may be harmful

Active shooter practices may reshape how a generation of students views school