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How can we make 2021 better together?

December 31, 2020

A New Year's video message

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God is With Us

December 24, 2020

Oscar Romero’s Christmas greeting from nearly 40 years ago still rings true as we continue our Christmas journey.

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Healing our educational system is a means of healing our country

December 15, 2020

Reflections on a week of learning and action about educational inequity in the U.S.

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Statement on Black Lives Matter signs burned at D.C. churches

December 14, 2020

General Secretary calls racism antithetical to the Christian Gospel.

UM building sign - no man can serve two masters. you cannot serve white supremacy and god

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Pray for Lasting Peace in Armenia

Retired Bishop Charlene Kammerer calls us to remember the Armenian people

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Gratitude as a spiritual discipline

December 7, 2020

Theological intern Amanda Holmes reflects on the spiritual discipline of gratitude and its connection to movements of justice.

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My Soul is Weary: A Thanksgiving Message

November 25, 2020

As we stand in the kitchen making our smaller meals, our mourning begins to turn.

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Why The United Methodist Church Cares about HIV & AIDS

November 24, 2020

December 1 is World AIDS Day. Here are ways you can help.

Cross on table surrounded by tea light candles with the United Methodist Global AIDS committee Logo (the UM Cross and Flame with the words "Global AIDS committee").

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Church and Society Awards Grants for 2020

Church and Society awards three different grants available to United Methodist congregations and organizations. We are proud to announce the 2020 Ethnic Local Church, Human Relations Day, and Peace with Justice Grantees:

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Board of Directors Meets to Extend Terms, Award Grants

November 24, 2020

The board of directors met by Zoom on October 19 to approve over $170,000 in grants, approve a 2021 budget, and extend board terms.