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United Methodists Support Investigation of Abuses in the Philippines

October 13, 2021

Church leaders, groups under attack for advocating for poor and Indigenous communities

Indigenous children displaced by paramilitary violence attend school in a makeshift classroom in a church compound in Davao in 2016, on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao. Hundreds of Indigenous were living in the church center, afraid to return home.

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The Traumatic Legacy of Indigenous Boarding Schools

October 7, 2021

Recognizing grief over historic wrongs and using truth to heal

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Sacred Worth Books Highlight: We Move Together by Kelly Fritsch, Anne McGuire, and Eduardo Trejo

October 5, 2021

Recognize National Disability Employment Awareness Month by reading a great book with the kids in your life.

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Sacred Worth Database Redesign!

October 4, 2021

Expansion of database offers more titles and new user-friendly functions

Sacred Worth Books Database Update!


Remembering Native American Victims of U.S. schools

September 28, 2021

United Methodist Leaders Decry Church Sponsorship of U.S. Abusive "Indian Boarding Schools" and Call for Remembrance of Victims and Survivors

"While authorized and primarily funded by government, some of these schools were also sponsored or operated by religious organizations, including several with Methodist affiliations.”


Statement on Haitian Deportations

September 27, 2021

Recent actions by the U.S. government against Haitians at the border are inhumane and contrary to church teachings

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The urgent need to re-focus on climate justice

September 16, 2021

The summer of 2021 points to even more peril ahead

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Introducing our theological interns

September 15, 2021

Two new interns join Church and Society for the 2021-2022 school year

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Call for UN-led investigation in Philippines

September 14, 2021

Report finds deliberate violations of human rights

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Moving Toward Environmental Justice

September 2, 2021

Day of education, action and hope for Katrina anniversary

Ella Doyle lifts her head in prayer and tells fellow parishioners to “hold your head up” during an outdoor worship service at Hartzell Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Slidell, La., shortly after Hurricane Katrina in September 2005. The church’s sanctuary was ruined by the storm surge. Doyle said she rode out the storm in a boat with her husband and two sons. File Photo by Mike DuBose, UM News.