December 2005 - January 2006
December 1, 2005
The number of UCC work camps since Hurricanes Katrina and Rita that have been scheduled to assist rebuilding in Florida after last year’s four hurricanes — Charlie, Francis, Ivan and Jeanne — devastated the state.
Although some churches specializein immediate, short-term disaster response, the UCC’s niche is long-term recovery. Even after the public attention’s has diverted to more-recent calamities, the UCC still remembers — and still responds.
Rev. J. Bennett Guess
Office of the Executive Minister
Local Church Ministries
700 Prospect Ave.