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UCC Supports Communities Affected by Flooding
With officials declaring emergencies in numerous counties and on Native American Reservations throughout Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota, the United Church of Christ Disaster Ministries stands poised to assist churches serving communities most affected by this incredible Spring flooding.
If your congregation is providing an emergency evacuation or feeding shelter, is responding with enhanced food pantry assistance or with financial assistance to affected community members, UCC Disaster Ministries has a Solidarity Grant of up to $3,000 to assist in those extra expenses. Email  Jo Ordway and she will ensure the requests get to the appropriate Disaster Ministry Coordinator. Grants can be processed in as little as 7-10 days.
If your church and community is affected, please reach out to our Associate Conference Ministers for general support:
Rev. Ellis Arnold (Iowa - Northwestern, Northeast and Eastern Iowa associations)
Rev. Jonna Jensen (Iowa - Southeastern, Central and Southwestern associations)
Rev. Samantha Houser (South Dakota)
If your church uses the UCC-partner Insurance Board for liability insurance, your agent’s contact information can be found on our  Partners webpage.