Lost Values of the #Call to Action 02: Togetherness

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Call to Action-Jeremy Smith's article

Thank you. I will print it out and make sure that delegates get it. From what I have read, I am almost freaked out by this Call to Action Proposal. In my book we already lean too far toward increasing membership, rather than working on discipleship---true discipleship of involvement in justice and love. We do not to increase hierarchy in this church where relationship and connection need to be the order of the day. Thank you again.

Ann Freeman Price more than 5 years ago

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– Sister Helen Prejean, advocate against the death penalty, to Gov. Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas, which was planning to execute eight men in 11 days until stopped by courts, quoted in The Guardian U.S. edition.


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– Ingrid AndersonLecturer, Arts & Sciences Writing Program, United Methodist-related Boston University, writing on the erroneous conviction for rape of Leo Frank, later lynched by a mob, on The Conversation.

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