In response to devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey in Texas, the EPC has launched an emergency relief fund to help with recovery efforts. Harvey hit the Southeast Texas coast on August 26 as a category 4 hurricane, and torrential rains continue to inundate the region.
“I’m sure by now we have all seen pictures of the devastation from the winds and flooding in southeast Texas,” EPC Stated Clerk Jeff Jeremiah said. “The EPC is at its best when we help our member churches and others in times of need like this.”
Click here to donate online (Choose “Emergency Relief” from the first pulldown menu and “Hurricane Harvey Relief (506)” from the second pulldown menu,) or make check payable to Evangelical Presbyterian Church and designated “Hurricane Harvey Relief,” and send to:
Evangelical Presbyterian Church
5850 T.G. Lee Blvd., Suite 510
Orlando, FL 32822
In collaboration with the Presbytery of the Gulf South, donations to the fund will be sent to EPC churches in the greater Houston area affected by the storm.
Thank you for providing help to those in need.
Pingback: EPC Churches Help with Texas, Florida Hurricane Recovery Efforts - The Presbyterian Lay Committee
Is there anywhere in Memphis where I can donate items? I bought a bunch of stuff at Target that I would like to donate.
Contact Johnny Long, Director of Global Outreach at Hope Church in Cordova (Johnny.Long@hopechurchmemphis.com). They are doing significant flood relief in Port Arthur, Texas.
Where is the money going? Outside of Houston? Rockport/Fulton were hit full on by this storm and many places have been leveled. So far they are not getting any assistance. They need food, water, shelter, power is out so they cannot even get back to what is left of their homes to see what they have.
All donations to the fund will be dispersed to EPC churches in the affected areas. The closest EPC congregation to Rockport is Edna Presbyterian Church in Edna.
Pingback: From the Flooded Grounds of Houston - The Presbyterian Lay Committee
Pingback: Info Related to Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief from American Presbyterian Branches - The Presbyterian Lay Committee
Pingback: Homestead Blog Hop #150 - The Not So Modern Housewife
Pingback: Info Related To Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief From American Presbyterian Branches - The GA Junkie