She works in Moore, OK. Later that afternoon is when I saw the news coverage that the tornado went right through their city.
I've never been to Oklahoma.
I've never met my payroll agent in person, although I talk and email with her daily.
All of the sudden there is a connection - more than what you might feel when you simply hear about something bad on the news.
Last summer I was a chaperone for a youth mission trip to Joplin. On May 22, 2011 an EF 5 tornado went through western Missouri and did incredible damage. We went over a year later, and a lot of recovery had been done. And a lot was still left to do.
|Medical Center in Joplin - Summer 2012
If you're looking for ways to offer financial support now:
Presbyterian Disaster Assistance
United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR)
What else you can you do? What else can I do?
Prayer is free and has a huge impact.
Even on people you've never met in places you've never been.