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Barralaga Released

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A Kansas church leader detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement brought five people to Christ while in detention, but still faces the loss of his livelihood while he awaits an April 4 trial on his undocumented status. Read more

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Hispanic Leader Detained

Photo courtesy of the Rev. Raciel Quintana

A United Methodist Sunday school teacher and evangelist is fighting to remain with his family after being arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement without a deportation order. Read more

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Build a Wall Pin

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After Latino/Hispanic youths were bullied at a North Carolina youth conference, a few hundred people walked out of an afternoon session when a speaker connected that incident with racism, according to communicator Gustavo Vasquez. Read more

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The official caucus of Hispanic-Latino United Methodists asserts that, given the crises of racism, gun violence, immigration and internal church conflict, their views need to be better integrated into the work of the 2020 General Conference. Read more

General Conference 2019 1 Comments

MARCHA proponents of the One-Church model say they think it offers the best option for United Methodists to co-exist peaceably despite their divisions over homosexuality. Read more

A Way Forward 1 Comments

Members of Allendale UMC In St. Petersburg, Fla., and their pastor, the Rev. Andy Oliver, supported immigrant Luis Blanco and are now helping his family following his deportation to Mexico. Read more

Advocating Justice

Barralaga Released

Photo courtesy of the Barralaga family

A Kansas church leader detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement brought five people to Christ while in detention, but still faces the loss of his livelihood while he awaits an April 4 trial on his undocumented status. Read more

Local Church

Hispanic Leader Detained

Photo courtesy of the Rev. Raciel Quintana

A United Methodist Sunday school teacher and evangelist is fighting to remain with his family after being arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement without a deportation order. Read more

Advocating Justice 1 Comments

Build a Wall Pin

Photo courtesy of Stacy Guinto-Salinas

After Latino/Hispanic youths were bullied at a North Carolina youth conference, a few hundred people walked out of an afternoon session when a speaker connected that incident with racism, according to communicator Gustavo Vasquez. Read more

Advocating Justice 2 Comments