Hurricane Laura Updates

August 27, 2020
Hurricane Laura slashed through Louisiana and a left a trail of devastation. The storm was one of the most severe to have ever hit Louisiana. The impacts from this story will be felt for years to come. 

The Conference Office of Missional Outreach and Engagement continues to assess the situation and this page serves as an update on what we know, where some of the most extensive damage is and how we as Methodists can respond. 

Lake Charles District Acadiana District

What's Next?

While these churches begin to repair and recover, ERT teams from across the connection will soon deploy. It is still too early for an advanced ERT callout. The Office of Missional Outreach and Engagement continues to monitor the situation.

Please refrain from self-deploying as it will hamper rescue efforts. Please monitor our web site and social media channels for those updates.


The Conference has established a portal for those who wish to help. The web site is:

You can also TEXT "relief" to 800-500-5858 and the landing page will appear on your smartphone. 


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