Based on a UMNS Report by Linda Bloom*
The United Methodist Church, which has had a long-time relationship with Christians in Japan, has been monitoring events following the catastrophic March 11 earthquake and tsunami — and subsequent nuclear threat — in Japan. Here is some basic information regarding the church’s response and relationships there:
How can individuals contribute to relief efforts?
The United Methodist Committee on Relief is working with the United Church of Christ in Japan and GlobalMedic to bring immediate relief to the affected communities. 100% of your donation will go to those in the deepest need.
The name of UMCOR’s emergency appeal has been changed from Pacific Emergency to Japan Emergency. Donations can also be made through the Lancaster United Methodist Church and also through (UMCOR Advance #3021317) donations can be made here.