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First UMC-Baton Rouge's withdrawal from Together Baton Rouge is seen by some as a move toward mission, and by others as a blow to local efforts to achieve biblical economic justice. Read more

Local Church

Saying black spiritual leaders are neither "mere mascots" of the left nor setting "horses" with the religious right, representatives of the nation's two largest black denominations announced they will work independently to mobilize voters. Read more

Advocating Justice

Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels may have laid the groundwork for communism, but John and Charles Wesley had similar thoughts about economics and society, writes the Rev. Richard Lowell Bryant. Read more

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Women's health advocate Irene R. DeMaris outlines how repealing the Affordable Care Act, as eight U.S. Senators who are United Methodists have voted to do, violates the denomination's official stance on health care. Read more

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Justice Seekers

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The Methodist Federation for Social Action invites United Methodists to share their stories about their activities on behalf on social justice during inauguration week, including the Women's March in Washington and other cities. Read more

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