reuniting immigrant families

United Methodist leaders report on what the denomination is doing – and what it's prevented from doing – to aid immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. Read more

Advocating Justice

For Christians, the plight of immigrant children being held in unsanitary conditions in camps along the U.S.-Mexico border isn't merely a political crisis; it's a failure to heed scripture's clear instructions, writes the Rev. Jim Parsons. Read more

Disasters and Climate Change 2 Comments

Clint detention

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The United Methodist Committee on Relief has called on congregations to take note of the suffering of immigrant children being held in detention along the U.S.-Mexico border. Read more

Disasters and Climate Change

When it comes the U.S.-Mexico border crisis, Jesus doesn’t give a damn about our nation-state borders or rules we make to keep people born south of the Rio Grande somebody else’s problem. Jesus just sees people, writes the Rev. Morgan Guyton. Read more

Perspectives 1 Comments

The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) issues a statement supporting better treatment for immigrant children held in detention by the U.S. Border Patrol, and reports on its efforts to provide care for them in the past few months. Read more


Detention Vigil

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A dream of liberating and caring for migrant children turns into a nightmare at the reality of inhumane treatment in U.S. border camps, writes Cynthia B. Astle. Read more

Views from a Ridge 3 Comments

Alabama-West Florida Conference leaders determined that the complaints brought against the U.S. attorney general referred to actions related to the performance of his public service, not personal behaviors. Read more

Advocating Justice 4 Comments

The Rio Texas Annual Conference, in which several federal immigration detention centers are located, has set up a special website to post news of United Methodist response to the border crisis. Read more

Advocating Justice