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Drew University hosts Conference Church and Society Leaders Gathering

November 19, 2018

“Ministry with the Poor” was a particular focus of a gathering of Conference Church and Society Leaders held Oct. 1-4, 2018 at Drew University in Madison, New Jersey.

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Lawson to receive Congressional Gold Medal

November 15, 2018

U.S. Rep. Ro Khanna, along with several members of Congress, have nominated United Methodist pastor and leader of the Civil Rights Movement, the Rev. James Lawson, to receive the Congressional Gold Medal, one of the nation's highest honors.

U.S. Rep. Ro Khanna and Rev. James Lawson stand next to the proclamation Khanna introduced to award Lawson with the Congressional Gold Medal.

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Pregnancy and Domestic Violence

November 13, 2018

In an average day, 28,800 people in the United States experience domestic violence.

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Board of Church and Society meets in San Antonio

November 6, 2018

Approved grants, resolutions, budget and statement on General Conference 2019

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Church and Society releases new curriculum for junior high students. And it's totally free.

November 5, 2018

We are excited to introduce our “Connecting Faith and Justice” junior high curriculum series.

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Recalled to life in the midst of chaos

November 2, 2018

When the chaos surrounds us, we must be recalled to the life God ordained for us.

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International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church

November 1, 2018

Sunday, Nov. 4 is the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church. Annually, we observe this special day on the first Sunday of November.


Board offers values for ‘Way Forward’ at General Conference 2019

November 1, 2018

Endorses no plan; Encourages unity in midst of diversity


Board opposes military at U.S.-Mexico border

The board of directors of the General Board of Church and Society of The United Methodist Church adopted the following statement at its meeting Oct. 24-26, 2018, in San Antonio, Texas.

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The Tragedy of US Middle East Policy

October 26, 2018

President Trump’s Middle East policy is a tragedy. Here’s why.