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United Methodist Values and Tax Reform

December 1, 2017

John Hill, assistant general secretary for advocacy and organizing, addresses the tax reform legislation making its way through the U.S. Congress.

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Global migration: From a special Sunday to daily advocacy

November 30, 2017

This coming Sunday, Dec. 3, United Methodist congregations worldwide will focus their Sunday services to the global migration crisis.

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16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence

November 30, 2017

One in three women will experience sexual violence in her lifetime. There are ways we can work to interrupt and stop the violence.

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Healthy Masculinity: Working to end sexual assault

November 28, 2017

Women consider sexual assault daily. An average woman participates in approximately 189 thoughts or actions to prevent sexual assault each day. Changing this requires us to redesign the gender boxes into which we place men and women.

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Praying for peace and comfort

November 27, 2017

The general secretary responds to the bombing at a crowded mosque in Egypt, the deadliest attack in Egypt's modern history.

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Meeting the other: Can we talk?

November 22, 2017

The Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center in North Carolina will host an interfaith peace conference March 1-4, 2018.

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Settlements: A stumbling block to peace.

November 21, 2017

The mayors of Bethlehem and Wadi Foquin in the West Bank visited Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. last week. They spoke at a congressional briefing and met with members of Congress.

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Church and Society Executive Committee gathers in Chicago

November 20, 2017

In lieu of a full board meeting, the Executive Committee met to conduct business of the board.

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Twenty spaces left for Young Clergy Leadership Forum in January

November 16, 2017

The forum focuses on putting our faith into practice by engaging the world through social action. More than 700 young clergy have participated in the yearly forum over the previous 15 years.

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Responding in love: Conversations around the dinner table

November 15, 2017

Anxieties can run high at holidays like Thanksgiving. When engaging in political debate this holiday season, it's important to respond from a place of love, not from a desire to win.