Super Typhoon Haiyan left monumental devastation when it struck the central Philippines on November 8. The storm, known as Yolanda in the Philippines, has been identified as one of the worst storms in recorded history. Reports indicate severe destruction, with damaged roads and buildings, downed power lines and telecommunications, and flooded villages. Hundreds of thousands of people are displaced. Learn more -get the PDA situation report.
Presbyterian Disaster Assistance is working in collaboration with our mission partner, the National Council of Churches in the Philippines (NCCP), and other members of ACT Alliance to respond to this crisis. Initial response includes the provision of nonfood items, material resources, drinking water, emergency-shelter kits and cash-for-work-programs. Share your financial blessings by designating gifts to DR000012-Philippines. Give through your Presbyterian congregation, online, or by mailing a check to Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PO Box 643700, Pittsburgh, PA 15264-3700. You can also text PDA to 20222 to donate $10 for disaster response.
The First Presbyterian Church of Newport, Oregon welcomes all persons to join in worship and fellowship within a community of hospitality. We share a vision of Jesus Christ calling all to His table. "There is no longer Jew nor Greek, there is no longer slave nor free, there is no longer male nor female; for all of you are one in Christ Jesus" (Galatians 3:28).
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