August 28, 2015
- Katrina hit just 16 days after Gulfside Assembly had celebrated opening the Norris Center, a $3 million building named for Bishop Alfred L. Norris.
- Celebration, contemplation and conversation punctuate annual gathering of United Methodism’s Hispanic/Latino caucus.
August 27, 2015
- United Methodist women add their voices to those of women’s rights, religious and civil society leaders angered by brutal crime.
August 26, 2015
- United Methodists join other faith-based groups in aiding those under fire threat this summer while dedicating new housing built after last year’s fires.
- United Methodist volunteers are still helping people get back into homes damaged by Katrina.
- A free clinic started by United Methodists after Katrina is now open two nights with expansion plans that include an eye clinic.
August 25, 2015
- United Methodist Board of Church and Society seminar in Democratic Republic of Congo promotes peace and reconciliation.
- Hurricane Katrina destroyed Seashore Mission, but it has relocated and serves more than 200 meals, three days a week to the poor and homeless.
- AME pastor pays tribute to Gov. Nikki Haley, Rep. Jenny Horne, United Methodists, for actions they took this summer
- The 9th Ward has gone from the most populous ward in New Orleans to a ghost town, but Hartzell United Methodist Church endures.