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Symposium highlights

February 6, 2018

Church and Society recently co-hosted the Fourth Annual Symposium on the Role of Religion and Faith-based Organizations in International Affairs at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City.

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Honed for public witnessing

February 5, 2018

Kevin John Maddela was part of Church and Society's Ethnic Young Adult internship program. He shares his experience. Church and Society is also accepting new applications for the EYA program.

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The Winter Olympics, the Korean Peninsula and Peace

January 31, 2018

The 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics will be held in Pyeongchang, South Korea. In the midst of growing tensions, the Winter Games will provide a moment of peace on the Korean Peninsula as athletes from across the globe participate in the games.

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No one left behind

January 30, 2018

The people of God are called to love the sojourners in our midst, offer them God’s grace, and see in them the face of Jesus.

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Ministry WITH the poor

January 29, 2018

How are you and your congregation partnering with people and communities to challenge the systems and structures that obstruct the path to abundant life?

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Honoring the memory of those lost to the Nazis is a daunting task

January 27, 2018

Jan. 27 is the anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camp, Auschwitz. We memorialize this day as International Holocaust Remembrance Day and honor the lives of those lost to the Nazis.

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We seek an earth restored

January 24, 2018

The earth is not ours to use, but is part of creation that we have the responsibility for maintaining, caring for and sustaining.

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Now is the time to apply for our Ethnic Young Adult summer internship

January 23, 2018

The EYA program is for young justice-seekers willing to unpack their faith and identity while working with an organization engaged in addressing social injustices.

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A prayer for the unity of Christ’s church

January 17, 2018

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins Thursday, Jan. 18. Bishop B. Michael Watson, ecumenical officer of the Council of Bishops, and the Revs. Drs. Jean Hawxhurst and Kyle R. Tau, ecumenical staff officers of the Council of bishops, offer this prayer.

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Confessions of the person who reads Church & Society's hate mail

January 16, 2018

Sometimes, when passionate United Methodists respond to Church and Society, the messages are so hate-filled they can knock you back on your heels.