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Vigil for All Victims of Gun Violence

December 13, 2017

This week, vigils are being held nationwide in honor of those who have lost their lives to gun violence. I encourage you to find one in your area and attend.

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Interview with Social Principles revision team leader Rev. Dr. Mark Davies

December 12, 2017

The Social Principles are being revised by a global team of theologians and experts. Today we profile the leader leading the team working on the natural world section of the Social Principles.

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Alumni shares how Ethic Young Adult Internship shaped them

December 11, 2017

The Rev. Dr. David M. Wilson, a former ethnic young adult intern and current conference superintendent, reflects on his experience in the program.

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Honoring International Human Rights Day today, everyday

December 10, 2017

Dec. 10 is International Human Rights Day. This is an occasion to recommit ourselves to fully-realized human rights worldwide.

Local schoolchildren celebrating International Day for the Eradication of Poverty at the U.N.‚Äč

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Only a week left to get health insurance

December 8, 2017

The deadline for those who get their health insurance in state-based and federally-run marketplaces is a week from today, Friday, Dec. 15, 2017.

Graphic with sand hourglass reads: "Get America Covered.  December 15 is your last chance to get covered at healthcare.gov."

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On the U.S. President's Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's Capital

December 7, 2017

Upon the announcement by President Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, the general secretaries of Church and Society and Global Ministries respond.

Jerusalem, Dome of the Rock

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Agency: The capacity, condition, or state of acting or of exerting power

December 6, 2017

The people of Adrian, a city in southeastern Michigan, dedicated a bench in memory of those who traveled through the region on the Underground Railroad.

A diverse group in Adrian, Mich., unveils their "Bench by the Road."

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Two new videos on drone warfare

December 4, 2017

The Interfaith Network on Drone Warfare recently released two videos for use in congregations.

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities

December 3, 2017

Today is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Take a moment on this first Sunday of Advent to lift up this important nuance of disability life.

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A prayer for World AIDS Day

December 1, 2017

Today is World AIDS Day. We offer this prayer from the United Church of Canada.