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Clergy at Standing Rock

Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference Photo

Standing Rock Sioux and their supporters, including United Methodists and the UMC's social justice agency, will gather March 7-10 in Washington D.C. to lobby federal officials to protect their water against the Dakota Access Pipeline. Read more

Advocating Justice

Native Nations March

Photo by Erik Alsgaard, UMNS

United Methodists continued their support of the Standing Rock Sioux protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline by joining in a March 10 demonstration in Washington, D.C. Read more

Advocating Justice

Clergy at Standing Rock

Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference Photo

Standing Rock Sioux and their supporters, including United Methodists and the UMC's social justice agency, will gather March 7-10 in Washington D.C. to lobby federal officials to protect their water against the Dakota Access Pipeline. Read more

Advocating Justice

Coats for Standing Rock

Photo Courtesy of Dallas Parker

United Methodists continue to support the Standing Rock Sioux as they prepare to challenge President Donald Trump's executive order to start the Dakota Access Pipeline that threatens tribal lands and watershed. Read more

Advocating Justice

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

Oklahoma License Plate

Wikimedia Photo Courtesy of UMNS

A United Methodist pastor's lawsuit against the design of an Oklahoma license plate sets off a storm of debate about religious tolerance. Read more

In the Church

Tornado Support

Photo Courtesy of The Transcript/Kyle Phillips via United Methodist News Service

United Methodists are providing spiritual support and planning for practical assistance to survivors of devastating tornadoes in Oklahoma and Central Texas. Read more

In the Church