In partnership with WEEK OF COMPASSION, the Iglesia Cristiana (Disciples de Cristo) en Puerto Rico is assisting Mrs. Trinidad piece items back with each other. Even though she received economic help from federal applications, the funds would not cover the expense of the substantial repairs. Mrs. Trinidad did not know what else to do when a neighbor referred her to the regional Disciples congregation. Disciples leaders quickly met with her and started coordinating sources and volunteers to rebuild her property so she can get back to the sewing and serving her neighborhood that she loves.
Via the operate of Disciples in Puerto Rico, your gifts to WEEK OF COMPASSION are strengthening congregations for disaster response, rebuilding residences broken by the hurricanes, and assisting restore communities.
Your gifts do a lot more than we can visualize!
WEEK OF COMPASSION is not a week, a month or a year. It is the ongoing, year-round relief, refugee and improvement mission of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). The mission equips and empowers Disciples to alleviate the suffering of other people via disaster response, humanitarian help, sustainable improvement and the promotion of mission possibilities.
WEEK OF COMPASSION functions via a network of church companion organizations and partnerships that insures that the Disciples’ response to humanitarian desires in the globe is effective, powerful and faithful. Via these partnerships, Disciples are capable to join a tapestry of caring that brings aid and hope to hurting folks in just about every corner of the globe. In 2018, WEEK OF COMPASSION straight and via its partners, supplied disaster relief, emergency help, and improvement, extended-term recovery and rehabilitation help in response to a lot more than 50 events and desires in the United States, Africa, the Pacific, Latin America, the Caribbean, the Middle East and Europe.
Gifts to WEEK OF COMPASSION are welcomed all through the year. During the very first two Sundays of March, UACC is putting an emphasis on help for WEEK OF COMPASSION.
Please take into account a present to WEEK OF COMPASSION. Checks payable to UACC or money in an envelope, each with a notation of “Week of Compassion,” may perhaps be placed in the providing plate or mailed to the church. Alternatively, gifts may perhaps be created on the UACC web page of the Givelify app.