The many recent storms led to flooding in a number of local areas. Our Pittsburgh District UMC Disaster Response coordinator Fred Watts has put out the call for volunteers for several areas. The most recent need is to help with cleanup in Butler County, where 100 homes were affected by flooding. If you are willing and able to assist, please contact Fred Watts (412-913-3631 or If you would like to donate funds, mark “local floods” on your gift, and include it with your regular offering.