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

Pablo Alvarado

Photo by Sam Hodges, UMNS

Giving sanctuary to undocumented immigrants means more than sheltering them inside a church building, as participants learned recently during training sponsored by MARCHA, the United Methodist Hispanic/Latino caucus. Read more

Advocating Justice

Ethnic Caucuses Meet

Photo by Bull Fulton, WAFB Photo, via UMNS

The UMC has experienced significant overall membership declines over the past two decades, but these have come entirely from the net loss of white members, while United Methodist membership among people of color has grown significantly. Read more

Global Nature 1 Comments

Immigration Reform

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Hispanic/Latino groups within The United Methodist Church want the denomination to stand up for the rights and safety of Hispanic people in light of the U.S. presidential election, including advocating for compassionate immigration reform. Read more

Advocating Justice 1 Comments

Fossil Free UMC, an organization devoted to ridding The United Methodist Church of investments and use of fossil fuels, is the 13th group to join the Love Your Neighbor Coalition preparing for the 2016 General Conference. Read more

Advocating Justice

Mexican Folklore Dancers

Photo by Gustavo Vasquez, UMNS

The annual meeting of Hispanic/Latino United Methodists looks at ministries in local congregations as well as issues expected to come before the 2016 General Conference. Read more

Local Church

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With 11 United Methodist caucuses among its participants, the Love Your Neighbor Coalition launches a new website and announces its vision for the 2016 United Methodist General Conference. Read more

In the Church 1 Comments

Hector Navas

UMNS file photo by Mike DuBose

The Rev. Hector Navas, one of the co-founders of The United Methodist Church's Hispanic/Latino Caucus, died Sept. 18. Read more

In the Church

Trayvon Martin

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The United Methodist Hispanic caucus condemns the verdict acquitting George Zimmerman, alleged killer of black youth Trayvon Martin, for failing to take into account racial profiling. Read more

In the Church

Raul Alegria

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The five racial-ethnic caucuses of The United Methodist Church reject the proposed restructure of the denomination as damaging to racial-ethnic ministries. Read more

GC Archive 1 Comments

  • MARCHA Broken

    Members of MARCHA break a clay vessel as a symbol of the impact that decisions made by the 2019 General Conference have had on The United Methodist Church. From left are: the Revs. Vilma Cruz and Lucky Cotto and Pastor Imelda Roman. (Photo by Michelle Maldonado, UMCOM)