Church-Wide Response to Hurricane Harvey

The situation in Texas has gone from bad to worse. Thousands of Texas residents and communities have lost their homes, businesses, and neighborhoods to the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey this past week. Estimates in damage from wind, storm surge, and flooding to the area could collectively total above $50 billion.

Citylife is partnering with our denomination’s missions agency, Mission to North America Disaster Response, to help support the relief work taking place on the ground in the Houston metro area. MNA Disaster Response is consulting with leaders in TX to determine the best strategic hosts sites to send mobile bunkhouses, shower trailers, and other equipment into the area over the next few days to standup relief operations. MNA Disaster Response is also working directly with Houston area churches in our denomination to provide relief to families and their communities.

Over the next two weeks, we will be collecting a special offering at our Boston and Chestnut Hill campus to give towards the relief efforts of MNA. We will collect our first offering at our Chestnut Hill campus on Sunday (9/3) and our second offering at our Boston campus on Sunday (9/10). You can also give online here. Funds will be given to MNA to be used for assessment, mobilization, relief grants for flooded PCA families and churches, to purchase needed supplies and equipment, to construct Sheds of Hope, and to setup and operate flood recovery sites.

Other ways to support MNA Disaster Response relief efforts include:

  1. Pray for relief from the storm damage and for those being rescued and affected by the storm.
  2. Send relief supplies & equipment. For a list of needed supplies click here.
  3. Prepare to GOClick here to register your intent to volunteer & serve.