Local Churches Respond to Disaster - Ovilla UMC & Tenth St UMC (Taylor, Texas)

 

AC16 Videos - How a Communities and Churches Responded to Natural Disaster: Ovilla UMC and Tenth Street UMC (Taylor, Texas) from Central Texas Conference UMC on Vimeo.

Mrs. Donna Allen, Rev. Joel Robbins and Mrs. Peggy Schieffer kick off the video by briefly discussing how Ovilla UMC was able to be up and running as a disaster relief center in as little as two hours following the devestating Christmas 2015 tornadoes that ripped through the area. Then Dr. Travis Summerlin of Tenth Street UMC in Taylor, Texas talks about how the Memorial Day floods of 2015 served to transform his congregation into a much more missionally minded church.