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Pisgah United Methodist Church is preparing to serve its Florence, S. C., community in the wake of one of the nation's worst police shootings that took place barely a mile from the church campus. Read more

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Bishop Sally Dyck asks for prayers for the city of Chicago as the trial begins for a police officer accused of shooting a black youth in 2014. Read more

Advocating Justice

We can no longer use fear as the excuse for violence in our society, from police-involved shootings to our fear of one another based on race, writes a seminary administrator. Read more


Inspired by a scripture, the Rev. Morgan Guyton remembers the witness of a Christian nurse from Pennsylvania, and seeks her spiritual fortitude for himself. Read more


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Because Christian faith is based on accounts that contradict official reports, the Rev. Morgan Guyton says he feels an obligation to consider reports other than official versions in the shooting deaths of Keith Scott and Justin Carr. Read more

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Fresh outbreaks of racial unrest over police-involved shootings of black men push the Rev. Richard Lowell Bryant to ponder the nature of hope. Read more

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