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World Diabetes Day

November 14, 2017

People without health insurance live lives that are shorter and less healthy because it’s harder for them to get preventive, diagnostic and ongoing care. As we honor World Diabetes Day, make sure you and everyone you know has health insurance.

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Pools of vulnerability: Stopping human trafficking

November 8, 2017

Human Traffickers "fish in pools of vulnerability." We, as Christians, bare a responsibility to love, nurture and protect the vulnerable.

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Called to be Peacemakers

November 6, 2017

The general secretary responds to the mass shooting at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, TX.

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World AIDS Day: A time of remembrance and action

November 6, 2017

World AIDS Day is Dec. 1. The United Methodist Global AIDS Committee encourages you to commemorate the day. They have also created several resources for you to use.

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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International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church

November 5, 2017

“…persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed…”

Christians worship in a church after a bombing has ruined the roof.

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Litany for Thanksgiving: Psalm 100 amplified

November 3, 2017

Hope Morgan Ward of the Raleigh episcopal area offers this prayer based on Psalm 100 for Thanksgiving.

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The body and human rights, an exercise

November 1, 2017

We can use the body as a metaphor for human rights. Here is an exercise you can do on your own or in a group.

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Domestic abuse and gun violence: A fatal intersection

October 30, 2017

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, but the work to stop domestic abuse is needed year-round, with attention to different intersections.

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Support the People of Puerto Rico

October 24, 2017

As UMCOR does relief and recovery work in Puerto Rico, your help is needed to get Congress to pass an aid package.

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A prayer for United Nations Day

October 24, 2017

Today is the 72 anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter. The Rev. Mark Terwilliger of Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, offers this prayer.