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From seminar participant to change maker

June 8, 2018

After presenting her work at Church & Society's UN office, Megan Beddow sat down with us to talk about how attending a seminar in 2005 affected her.

Quinn and Megan chat in two arm chairs at Church and Society's UN office.

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America is Number 1

June 1, 2018

Number 1 in military spending. Number 1 in military weapons sales. Number 1 with military bases across the world.

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Your Calls Are Working! Protect SNAP

May 31, 2018

The fate of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), commonly referred to as "food stamps" is again up for discussion in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Saving mothers' lives: A call to action

May 25, 2018

Staggering numbers of women die each day as a result of childbirth and pregnancy. In response, Church and Society launched a campaign leading up to Mother's Day focused on the many ways we can save mothers' lives. We can do this work every day. Indeed, stopping maternal deaths is central to Jesus' command that we love our neighbors.

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Less than 30 years

May 24, 2018

In the 242-year long history of the United States of America, there have been less than 30 years in her existence without U.S. involvement in a war.

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Week 2 of the Poor People's Campaign

May 24, 2018

The Poor People's Campaign launched a six-week program, calling for a moral revival in the U.S. Week two focuses on linking systemic racism and poverty.

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So other families won't know my grief

May 23, 2018

Mary Ward, a United Methodist from Virginia, lost her son, Adam, to gun violence. She recently spoke about the experience of losing her son and finding her voice in advocacy.

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A called what? FAQ on called seminars

May 22, 2018

On Sept. 5-7, 2018, Church and Society will host its third annual called-seminar, Scarcity in Abundance: Hunger in the United States. Registration for the event will begin June 1, 2018, but if you ever wondered what a called seminar is, this FAQ is for you!

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Saving mothers' lives: Christian call to end racism

May 19, 2018

As we continue to celebrate Mothers, we're taking a look at some of the steps we can take to help prevent deaths due to pregnancy and childbirth. This is part 4, addressing the sin of racism.

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Praying for Peace in Gaza and Israel

May 18, 2018

Church and Society's general secretary, the Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe, grieves for the dead and offers this prayer for peace after the Israeli military killed dozens and injured thousands of Palestinian protestors.