A major earthquake hit Port-au-Prince, Haiti causing widespread destruction. Millions of people are affected.
The New York Times reports that Haiti's president Rene Preval has called the death toll "unimaginable," estimating that thousands may have died.
The United Methodist Committee on Relief is assessing the needs and preparing to respond. UMCOR asks for prayers for all who are affected by the disaster. Support for relief efforts can be made to Haiti Emergency, UMCOR Advance #418325
You can donate to the effort by visiting http://secure.gbgm-umc.org/donations/umcor/donate.cfm?code=418325&id=3018760.