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Gulf Oil Spill Relief Efforts

Resources For Congregations
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  File GMP Geoffrey Black Joins Heads of Communion in Joint Letter to Congressional Leadership
File Tips for Dealing with Emotional Health issues and the Gulf Oil Spill

Worship Resources
File   Bulletin Insert by Mari Castellanos, Troubled Waters
File Daily Devotional: Earth to Humanity
File Additional Worship Materials
File Bethel UCC litany in support of the people of the Gulf Coast.

Health Resources
File -NEW- Gulf Oil Disaster Sampling Project Update
File -NEW- Four Project Gulf Impact workers hospitalized with chemical poisoning
File Additional Health Concerns
File Health Hazard in Gulf Warrant Evacuations
File If It Was My Home - Visualizing the BP Oil Spill
File When Will We Ever Learn

More
File -NEW- Long Term Recovery Plan for the Gulf Coast just released

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What You Can Do Right Now
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PRAY Lift up prayers for the people of the gulf, for the livelihoods that will be affected and for the devastated environment.

TAKE ACTION The Senate is taking up energy reform.  In the wake of the Gulf Coast oil spill disaster, let them know it’s time to turn words into action and pass strong climate and energy legislation.
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Slideshow from Justice and Witness Ministries
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On June 7, a group of seven people representing the United Church of Christ, Mennonite Disaster Services, Lutheran Disaster Response and Church World Service had the opportunity to travel to Grand Bayou, Venice and other areas along the lower Mississippi River affected by the oil spill. UCC participants included Florence Coppola and Alan Coe of UCC Disaster Ministries and Loey Powell of Justice and Witness Ministries.
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Disaster Updates
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UCC News Updates
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Our Response
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File Back Bay Mission, Biloxi, MS
File Louisiana Environmental Action Network link

UCC Conferences
File Florida Conference

State specific volunteer opportunities:
File Louisiana
File Mississippi
File Florida
File Alabama

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National Geographic Video
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Contact Information
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Rev.Lois M. Powell
Executive Associate to the General Minister and President
Office of the Executive Minister
Office of the General Minister and President
700 Prospect Ave.
Cleveland, Ohio44115
216-736-2113
powelll@ucc.org
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