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A Call to Embrace Diversity in Society

November 3, 2022

On October 31st, 2022, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in two cases: Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) v. University of North Carolina and SFFA v. Harvard College.

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UMC Delegation at COP27 in Egypt November 6 - 18, 2022

November 3, 2022

Representing nearly every country, world leaders and civil society will arrive in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt next week for the United Nation’s annual climate summit.

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Church and Society Board Met to Award Grants and Approve 2023 Budget

November 2, 2022

The Board of directors met by Zoom on October 19, 2022 and approved a transition plan for retiring General Secretary Susan Henry-Crowe; approved over $98,000 in grants; and approved the 2023 budget.

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Register Now: Witness Wednesday on Nov. 9, 2022 on COP27

November 1, 2022

The General Board of Church and Society (GBCS) invites you to our upcoming Witness Wednesday: A Call to Social Holiness and Global Advocacy at COP27, led by Rev. Laura Kigweba James, GBCS Director of Grassroots Organizing.

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Tell your Senators to fund the U.S. fair share for Climate Finance, Global Health and Political Stability

October 25, 2022

Now is the time to raise our voices calling for robust funding for critical international priorities.

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Register Now! Church and Society Conducts Virtual Three-day 2022 Called Seminar

October 24, 2022

Responding to ongoing wars and conflict across the world, Church and Society will host “Plowshare Vision: Peace to be Learned and Practiced” from November 1 - 3, 2022, on Zoom.

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Our Privilege to Vote in Upcoming Midterm Elections

October 19, 2022

In a few weeks, we in the United States are entering another season of voting. It may not be a season of the church calendar, with liturgical colors, but it is a sacred season nonetheless.

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General Secretary Susan Henry-Crowe Announces Her Retirement from Church and Society

October 19, 2022

General Secretary Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe has informed the Board of her intention to retire from the agency at the end of 2022, after eight years in the role.

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United Methodist leaders appeal to government for just treatment of migrants

October 19, 2022

The call for just and equitable support for migrants and asylum seekers come amidst their being transported nationally from the border.

Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe, General Secretary of the United Methodist General Board of Church and Society (GBCS)