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Rising Hope ICE

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At least two men were arrested by ICE agents across the street from Rising Hope UMC in Fairfax County, Va., causing concern that some people may be deterred from going to the church's shelter, reported NBC Channel 4 in Washington, D.C. more

Feb 16, 2017 4:29 PM 1 Comments

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

A leaked copy of President Trump's proposed executive order on religious freedom shows it may violate the U.S. Constitution, say legal experts. Its language may also imperil United Methodism's "freedom of the pulpit" and Social Principles. more

Feb 2, 2017 9:29 AM Advocating Justice 6 Comments

A new resource offered by North Alabama Conference's commission on status and role of women shares United Methodist clergywomen's struggles on the job, read by their male clergy colleagues. more

Dec 1, 2016 3:23 PM Ordained Ministry

Deacon

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United Methodist deacons in the Eastern Pennsylvania Annual Conference write to General Conference delegates asking them to vote down proposed changes in their status. more

Jan 31, 2012 2:10 PM 2012 Ministry Study 4 Comments

Legislative Committee

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A broad description of how the United Methodist General Conference works, including legislative committee assignments for the 2012 session. more

Jan 3, 2012 7:28 PM

International Delegate

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The committee to research the worldwide identity of The United Methodist Church offer proposals for changing hearts and minds on the UMC's global nature. more

Jan 3, 2012 6:39 PM 2012 Global Nature