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Returning to Pamlico County in October: Helping after Hurricane Irene

September 20, 2011

Family and Friends, 

We're going back. A team of students, faculty, and staff from Mid-Atlantic will be returning to Pamlico County for more hurricane relief work Oct. 7-12. 

This group will be led by DARTS (Disaster Assistance Response Team - Students), which work under the auspices of IDES (International Disaster Emergency Service). If you wish to be a part of this clean-up effort, please contact either Keith Wood, Vice President for Development, or Ken Greene, Vice President for Enrollment Services. You may wish to join the group, provide tools or supplies, provide housing or meals, or provide funding for their trip or for the victims.  

To contact us about our fall break work trip, contact:

Keith: 252.334.2034 or keith.wood@macuniversity.edu

Ken: 252.334.2019 or ken.greene@macuniversity.edu

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Share with God's people who are in need. Romans 12:13 

Mid-Atlantic continues to provide leadership in responding to humanitarian needs resulting from Hurricane Irene. Our role is to provide a list of those in the best position to help those in need. 

The list below is contact information regarding locals who are doing relief work: 

 

DART - a ministry of IDES

 Kent Gurganus, minister, phone 252-943-1606, coordinator of a local DART (Disaster Assistance Response Team)

 

IDES (International Disaster Emergency Services)

PO Box 60, Kempton, IN 46049-0060, phone 765- 947-5100, ides@ides.org , www.ides.org

 

Lowland Church of Christ

Cathy Lupton, phone 252-229-1167, is coordinating serving the community of Lowland with area churches. Donations can be sent to Lowland Church of Christ, 5906 Lowland Road, Lowland, NC 28552.

 

The Lowland Church of Christ building has suffered significant water damage.

 

St. Clairs Church of Christ

Craig Hagen, minister, phone 252-943-7741, is coordinating serving the community of Pamlico Beach. Donations can be sent to St. Clairs Church of Christ, 9814 NC Hwy 99 South, Bath, NC 27808.

 

The St. Clairs Church of Christ building has had minor damage.

 

Broad Creek Christian Church

Jeff Swain, minister, phone 252-675-9688 or jeff@bccchurch.com. The church is coordinating work crews. Donations can be sent to Broad Creek Christian Church, 45 Olymia Rd., New Bern, NC 28560.

 

Haw Branch Church of Christ, Chocowinity, NC

Jason Kirkman, minister, phone 252-945-8341, coordinator of work crews

  

Two Rivers Church of Christ

David McCants, lead minister, phone 252-571-36678 or david@tworiveschurch.com . The church is coordinating work crews. Donations can be sent to Two Rivers Church of Christ, 1822 Glenburine Rd., Ste. 6 PMB 380, New Bern, NC 28562

 

Eastern North Carolina Christian Men's Fellowship

Philip Alligood, phone 252-333-8923

 

Eastern North Carolina Christian Minister's Fellowship

Daniel West, phone 252-532-5557, or Ron Stuart, phone 252-207-8526

  

World Compassion Network

Helping with flood relief in Windham, New York. Food, flood clean up kits, clean up teams. www.w-c-n.org phone 574-267-5427

 

www.Facebook.com/goodnightIreneNC DeAnna, Neighbors helping neighbors in Eastern NC

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Please join us in praying for all those affected by Hurricane Irene. As we become aware of opportunities to serve the communities around Mid-Atlantic Christian University, we will post them on our website. Thank you for your offers to serve others in need.   

Be kind and compassionate to one another. Ephesians 4:32 

 

Serving those who serve, 

Clay 

D. Clay Perkins, Ph.D.

President

 Mid-Atlantic Christian University