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Praying for peace in Marawi, Philippines

July 6, 2017

One of the most incredible features of life as we know it is movement. People and other living things are invariably moving; it is in their nature.

Several people pray with hands outstretched.

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Annual Conference Actions on Immigration

July 5, 2017

Numerous Annual Conferences passed resolutions concerning the rights of migrants during their 2017 sessions.

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Independence Day & Religious Freedom

July 4, 2017

Today is Independence Day in the United States. As commemorate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence in 1776, let us also remember the "first freedoms."

The dome of the U.S. Capitol building

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The AIDS Crisis Is Not Over. Please Help.

July 3, 2017

Today marks the 36th anniversary of the first time the New York Times ran a story on what would become known as HIV and AIDS.

Logo for the United Methodist Global AIDS Committee.

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Medicaid Helps Human Trafficking Survivors

June 28, 2017

Beth Jacobs is a human trafficking survivor. Medicaid helps survivors get the care they need. Yet, Congress is considering cuts to Medicaid.

Sign outside the United Methodist Building reads, "Love your neighbor, Protect Medicaid."

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Teaching Justice Through Children’s Music

June 27, 2017

Teaching children the values that lead to empathy, caring and compassion through music.

Hugworks Children's Network website home page, a cartoon beach scene with a large bee reclining in beach chair.

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A United Methodist Doctor Talks Health Care Changes

June 26, 2017

Dr. Anna Gladstone is both a doctor and a United Methodist. The health care system in the U.S. needs fixes, but the changes being debated in Congress make it worse.

Headshot of Dr. Anna Gladstone

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Our son David and the importance of Medicaid

June 26, 2017

A pastor and his wife reflect on the importance of Medicaid in their lives and the life of their son.

David Hudson-Smith

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Grant Profile: Grace Calvary UMC

June 26, 2017

Church and Society oversees the distribution of three different grants available to United Methodist congregations and organizations. Here's a profile of one of the recipients of our grants.

Exterior of Grace Calvary UMC, a red brick building with a marquis out front.

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Introducing Julianna Schock

June 23, 2017

Meet Church and Society's newest intern

Headshot of Julianna Schock