Mudslide in Oso, Washington
Index of Response
Stephanie Fritts, Chair of the Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) Advisory Committee, is Director of the Pacific County Emergency Management Agency. She has written a summary of the situation and offered ways to learn more.
How you can Help
Give: Support the One Great Hour of Sharing offering or share your financial blessings by designating gifts to DR000015 – USA Disasters and Emergencies. Individuals may give through their local Presbyterian congregation, online, or by mailing a check to Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), P.O. Box 643700, Pittsburgh, PA 15264-3700. You can also text PDA to 20222 to donate $10.
Act: Like us on Facebook PDACARES and share updates with your congregation or others.
Pray: The Presbytery of North Puget Sound has specifically asked for your prayers. Please pray that through the response of the faith community, the people and communities impacted and those offering assistance will be reminded of the faithful hope found in Christ.
Through the Cloud and Out of Chaos: A Hymn for a Hard Season, hymn by Laurie Kraus as a bulletin insert with music
God We’ve Known Such Grief and Anger, hymn by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette
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Photo above by Spc. Matthew Sissel, National Guard (from flickr)