Dakotas Annual Conference

United Methodists use social media to track General Conference delegate elections and votes on issues, especially Traditional Plan rejection. Read more

UMC Future

Standing Rock Winter

Photo by Allen Buck

The struggle to hold on to hope in these chaotic times requires our witness to God's love and justice as Jesus taught, writes Cynthia B. Astle Read more

Views from a Ridge

Tribal flags Standing Rock

Photo by Dave Stucke, Dakotas Conference

Social media enabled the Standing Rock Sioux to gain international support for their fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline, and social media will be a key instrument for future protests, writes communicator Ginny Underwood. Read more

Advocating Justice

Standing Rock Flags

Photo by Dave Stucke, courtesy of Dakotas Conference

United Methodists supporters of the Standing Rock Sioux protest of the Dakota Access Pipeline cheered the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' decision to deny the final permit for the route near the reservation's watershed. Read more

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Dakotas Conference Photo by David Stucke

Doreen Gosmire, Dakotas Conference communicator, reports on how United Methodists from across the United States are joining the Standing Rock Sioux protesting the Dakotas Access Pipeline that threatens their water supply. Read more

Advocating Justice