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Statement on Atatiana Jefferson and police shootings

October 24, 2019

We must add Atatiania Jefferson to a long list of names black people killed by the police.

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month Around the World: Zimbabwe

October 17, 2019

Tendai Rebecca Gurupira of the Zimbabwe Episcopal Area shares her advocacy against gender-based violence.

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Ministry With: Wooden It Be Lovely

October 16, 2019

Root causes of poverty are vast and diverse. Too often, solutions for economic injustice lack depth and understanding of the complexity of the system that created such circumstances. Douglas Avenue United Methodist Church in Springfield, Illinois developed a creative approach to offering employment to those who need it most.

Ministry Wooden it be Lovely

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Reflections on meeting with the Iranian Foreign Minister

October 16, 2019

Peace is indeed possible when faith traditions and people of good conscience join together for a shared vision.

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month Around the World: Democratic Republic of Congo

October 9, 2019

Olga Kangai shares about the work she does to advocate for gender equity and nonviolence education programs in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Olga Kangai leads a workshop on domestic violence and gender-based violence.

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Ministry With: Harbor House Crisis Shelters

October 8, 2019

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. We spoke with the Rev. Barb Certa-Werner, now the former executive director, at Harbor House Crisis Shelters to learn more about their work.

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People’s Justice March in Austria

October 7, 2019

The Rev. Martin Obermeir-Siegrist serves as the pastor the Linz and Ried/Innkreis United Methodist congregations and as director of children and youth ministry in the Austria Conference. He recently attended the People’s Justice March in Linz, Austria. We asked him about the experience.

A panoramic shot of people protesting. One sign reads, "Save our planet."

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Here's how you can help refugees

October 4, 2019

Your help is urgently needed. Email your members of Congress now and ask them to protect refugees.

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Celebrating JFON's 20th anniversary

October 2, 2019

Justice For Our Neighbors, a United Methodist immigration ministry, celebrates its 20th anniversary this month. We interviewed Rob Rutland-Brown, JFON's national executive director, to learn more.

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General secretary calls record-low refugee cap ‘outrageous’

September 27, 2019

Highlights The United Methodist Church's call to welcome refugees in our communities and congregations