Church World Service

Stand for Justice

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United Methodists and other people of faith are actively urging Congress to pass a "clean Dream Act" to halt the deportation of hundreds of thousands of undocumented young people brought to the USA as children. more

Jan 11, 2018 1:37 PM Advocating Justice


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UMC-supported Church World Service and the United Methodist General Board of Church and Society are among the agencies planning public demonstrations to support immigrant youths vulnerable to deportation. more

Aug 29, 2017 3:39 PM Advocating Justice

Lancaster Protest

Photo courtesy of Bishop Peggy Johnson/Eastern Pennsylvania Conference

Bishops, academics and other religious leaders continue to issue sharp criticisms of President Donald Trump's executive orders as detrimental to believers, society and scholarship. more

Feb 6, 2017 6:24 PM Advocating Justice

Immigration Prayer

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Anticipating that President Donald Trump will crack down on Muslim refugee resettlement, a coalition of faith leaders including United Methodists issued a strong message of support for refugees. more

Jan 25, 2017 7:34 AM Advocating Justice

Govt. Shutdown

UMNS Photo by Kathleen Barry

United Methodists and other Christian leaders are advocating for America's most vulnerable citizens – including some 800,000 furloughed federal workers – as a congressional impasse continues over the budget. more

Oct 4, 2013 11:56 AM In the Church