RSS

U.S.-Mexico Border

In the name of “family values,” Christian nationalists have empowered a president and an administration that are assaulting families at the U.S.-Mexico border, writes the Rev. Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove. Read more

Advocating Justice

Active and retired United Methodist bishops have called for U.S. politicians to stop partisan wrestling over the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border and devise compassionate humanitarian solutions. Read more

Advocating Justice

Top agency executives and bishops are urging United Methodists to assist immigrants with supplies, advocacy and spiritual support, while the World Methodist Council has pledged to work internationally to help migrants. Read more

Advocating Justice 1 Comments

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 Rev. Jack Amick of the General Board of Global Ministries reports on how United Methodists are helping and advocating for children and families at the U.S.-Mexico border. Read more

Disasters and Climate Change 2 Comments

The realities of global migration are an ever-present reality for the Rio Texas Annual Conference, which has substantially increased its ministries to migrants in cooperation with other faith-based and government agencies in South Texas. Read more

Advocating Justice 2 Comments

Some 400 participants, most of them people of faith, protested U. S. immigration policies at the U. S.-Mexico border near San Diego, Calif., where thousands of people seeking asylum have gathered. Read more

Advocating Justice

Activist Bill Mefford reports on a border campaign planned by the American Friends Service Committee to take place in San Diego, Calif., on Dec. 10. Read more

Advocating Justice

The General Board of Church and Society calls on United Methodists to advocate against a plan to place U.S. troops at the border, and instead to stand with asylum seekers. Read more

Advocating Justice

An international congregation of sorts has grown up around the wall near Tijuana, Mexico, and San Diego, California, as United Methodists and Mexican Methodists minister to deportees and their families. Read more

Advocating Justice

Find out what it's like at the U.S.-Mexico border in this feature article by Kathy L. Gilbert of United Methodist News Service, with photos by Mike DuBose Read more