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An Open Letter to Jeff Sessions

August 15, 2017

In the wake of attacks by white supremacists, neo-Nazis and members of the KKK in Charlottesville, VA, the general secretary penned a letter to fellow United Methodist, Attorney General Jeff Sessions.


An Open Letter to Jeff Sessions and all United Methodists

August 15, 2017

In response to the rally by white supremacists, neo-Nazis and the KKK in Charlottesville, Virginia, the general secretary issues a statement to United Methodists and an open letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

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Book Review: 'Reset the Heart: Unlearning Violence, Relearning Hope'

August 15, 2017

August 9, 2014 "disrupted" the world of the Rev. Dr. Mai-Anh Le Tran. That was the day Michael Brown was fatally shot in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Annual conferences vote to support Palestinians

August 11, 2017

Jesus, the Prince of Peace, calls us to be agents of peace with justice. How we treat each other is at the core of Christ's call to us. How and where we spend our money is a part of this call.

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La fe y los hechos: Seven Faith and Facts cards available in Spanish

August 10, 2017

Church and Society is pleased to announce Spanish-language versions of seven Faith and Facts cards. These cards will be available for download on our website and for purchase through our store.


A Call to Prayer for a Just Peace

August 9, 2017

Amid tensions with North Korea, and joining with the World Council of Churches, the general secretary issues a call to prayer for peace.

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One location where social principles were taught in the last few months

August 7, 2017

Assistant General Secretary Neal Christie led a training on the Social Principles in the Yugorobi District of The United Methodist Church in Nigeria.

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Three ways to deepen your back-to-school night 

August 4, 2017

Back-to-school nights are a beloved and much-needed mainstay in many United Methodist churches.  The United Methodist Church calls on its churches and members to do more than hand out free school supplies, however. 

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The church’s public witness: Tackling alcohol and drug addiction

August 3, 2017

Alcohol and drug addiction are serious matters that confront every community. Consider observing National Recovery Month in September.

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We stand united

August 2, 2017

Julliane Osias, one of the 2017 ethnic young adult interns, reflects on the her experience on Capitol Hill and the work Church and Society has led around health care justice.