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Standing in Solidarity with the AAPI Community

May 12, 2021

Tell Congress to pass the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, which seeks to address the drastic increase in hate crimes towards people of Asian descent in the U.S during the pandemic.

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How Children's Books Start Conversations about Social Justice

Conversations about racism, injustice, and discrimination can start with a picture book.

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Words on the Derek Chauvin Guilty Verdict in the Murder of George Floyd

April 20, 2021

Words on the Derek Chauvin guilty verdict

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Taking Action and Creating Change

April 12, 2021

How Church and Society's "Creating Change Together" toolkit can help you and your faith community put your faith in action!

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Between What Matters and What Seems to Matter

April 1, 2021

A Holy Week sermon on Mark 11:1-11 Preached on Palm Sunday 2021 for Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia (via Zoom).

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Sacred Worth Book Highlight: Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World by Vashti Harrison

Check out the Sacred Worth books database for great books about amazing women and girls throughout the month of March and all year long!

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Book discussion informs, inspires, challenges, and grows commitment

March 15, 2021

Church and Society interns are encouraged to connect and learn from our UMC denominational boards and commissions' initiatives and programming. They consider how the denomination's commitment to dismantling racism relates to them and their vision for ministry. Emily Newman participated in the book discussion I’m Black. I’m Christian. I’m United Methodist. from the General Commission on Race and Religion, and she was inspired, informed and grew in her commitment to eliminate racism.

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General Conference is postponed again. What does that mean for the revised Social Principles?

March 3, 2021

With General Conference delayed until 2022, what does that mean about the Social Principles?

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Get your shot!

March 2, 2021

Imagine if we organized our churches to be centers for listening, educating, caring for and distributing COVID vaccines. With 28,000 United Methodist Churches in the U.S. what a difference we could make.

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Symposium Calls for “Transformative Faith Approach,” Robust Multilateralism to Achieve Gender Justice

February 23, 2021

For the seventh consecutive year, Church and Society co-hosted a gathering of faith leaders exploring the role of religion in international affairs.

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