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Bishop Peggy A. Johnson

Our children are seeking God's love, power and grace for a world threatened by gun violence and climate change, writes Bishop Peggy A. Johnson. Read more

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Philadelphia Area Bishop Peggy Johnson looks at the recent spate of religion-related attacks from a biblical perspective. Read more

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Bishop Peggy A. Johnson of the Philadelphia Area is one of the first bishops to explain what the Judicial Council ruling on the Traditional Plan will mean to United Methodists. Read more

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The passage of a NASA spacecraft to distant Ultima Thule prompts Bishop Peggy Johnston to reflect on how the universe's wonders affirm a unknowable God who nonetheless knows and loves us. Read more

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The unveiling of a memorial to Philadelphia civil rights leader Octavius V. Catto inspires Bishop Peggy A. Johnson to lift up the "holy work" of dismantling racism during Black History Month. Read more

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Thankful Vase

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Bishop Peggy A. Johnson tells the story behind the popular Thanksgiving hymn, "Now Thank We All Our God," in remembrance of a faithful pastor who withstood many tragedies still grateful to God for life's blessings. Read more

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Gun Violence Signs

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Violence Problem

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Responding to incidents of violence around the world, Bishop Peggy A. Johnson of the Philadelphia Area challenges Christians to pursue the way of peace despite the temptations to respond with force. Read more

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Bishop Peggy Johnson of the Philadelphia Area offers her reflections on the conflict now facing The United Methodist Church over its stances regarding homosexual people. Read more

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The head of global missions and the bishop of Philadelphia are among the first United Methodist leaders to respond to mosque shootings in Christchurch, NZ, that killed 49 Muslims at prayer. Read more

Global Health

A Church and Society delegation finds itself deeply moved as the Rio Texas Annual Conference and Bishop Robert Schnase lead them on a trip to America's southern border. Read more

Advocating Justice

United Methodists, including former first lady Laura Bush, have increased their opposition to the Trump Administration's policy of separation immigrant children from their families. Read more

Advocating Justice

Medicaid Protest

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Two United Methodist Bishops joined other people of faith to protest possible cuts in Medicaid at the office of a Pennsylvania congressman. Read more

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Eastern Pennsylvania Conference clergy wearing clerical garb are invited to join Bishop Peggy Johnson to protest especially against proposed reductions in Medicaid in the U.S. Congress. Read more

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Bullshit Meter

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The Rev. Drew B. McIntyre takes strong objection to recent administrative decisions regarding clergy who have performed same-sex marriages Read more

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