UCC Disaster Ministries

Disaster Ministries

Disaster Updates

Nepal VBS Worship and Offering Supplement


UCC Responds to Nepal Earthquake

On April 25, 2015 a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal causing significant damage and destruction in Kathmandu and surrounding areas. Since the quake, UCC Disaster Ministries has responded by providing significant financial support for immediate relief aimed at helping to stabilize the situation through provisions of food, water, medicine and temporary shelter and plans are underway for long-term rebuilding and livelihood restoration.

Healing and recovery for Baltimore

In the wake of riots and demonstrations that left the city of Baltimore wounded and hurting UCC Disaster Ministries, in partnership with the Central Atlantic Conference of the United Church of Christ, is aiding in the recovery efforts.  

Massive Storms Wash Out Southern Plains

Massive Storms wash over the Plains area, leaving destruction and flooding in their wake. 

A Second Earthquake Strikes Nepal

Another massive earthquake has struck the foothills of the Himalayas in Nepal, registering 7.3-magnitude according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It is projected that it will take Nepal over a decade to recover from the two earthquakes it experienced in less than one month’s time.

Urgent Needs

Donate to support Nepal Earthquake Relief



 Donate to Support Spring Storm Relief 

Support UCC Disaster Ministries Spring Storm Response to floods, tornadoes and extreme weather in places like Texas, Oklahoma and West Virginia.




Volunteers Needed:

Pensacola Flood Recovery - Summer 2015

Volunteers groups of 15 or less are needed to rebuild and repair flood-damaged homes in Pensacola. Work may include but is not limited to light framing, drywall, insulation, flooring and occasional roofing. Registration is now open.

Superstorm Sandy Recovery through Summer of 2015

Hurricane Sandy was the deadliest and most destructive hurricane of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season and the second-costliest in U.S. history. The Long-Term rebuilding and recovery process continues. Groups of 18 or less needed for home rebuilding and repair.


Contact Info

Zachary Wolgemuth
Executive for UCC Disaster Ministries
700 Prospect Ave
Cleveland, OH 44115

Contact Info

Diane Dicken
Administrative Assistant for Finance & Program
700 Prospect Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44115