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Less than 30 years

May 24, 2018

In the 242-year long history of the United States of America, there have been less than 30 years in her existence without U.S. involvement in a war.

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Week 2 of the Poor People's Campaign

May 24, 2018

The Poor People's Campaign launched a six-week program, calling for a moral revival in the U.S. Week two focuses on linking systemic racism and poverty.

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So other families won't know my grief

May 23, 2018

Mary Ward, a United Methodist from Virginia, lost her son, Adam, to gun violence. She recently spoke about the experience of losing her son and finding her voice in advocacy.

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A called what? FAQ on called seminars

May 22, 2018

On Sept. 5-7, 2018, Church and Society will host its third annual called-seminar, Scarcity in Abundance: Hunger in the United States. Registration for the event will begin June 1, 2018, but if you ever wondered what a called seminar is, this FAQ is for you!

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Saving mothers' lives: Christian call to end racism

May 19, 2018

As we continue to celebrate Mothers, we're taking a look at some of the steps we can take to help prevent deaths due to pregnancy and childbirth. This is part 4, addressing the sin of racism.

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Praying for Peace in Gaza and Israel

May 18, 2018

Church and Society's general secretary, the Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe, grieves for the dead and offers this prayer for peace after the Israeli military killed dozens and injured thousands of Palestinian protestors.

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Ability and the failed constitutional changes

May 18, 2018

The DisAbility Ministries Committee of The United Methodist Church responds with disappointment to the failure of the church to adopt Amendment II, which would have added ability to ability to a list of protected classes of people to the constitution of The United Methodist Church.

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Mixed emotions, uncomfortable questions

May 10, 2018

Daniel Viehland just graduated from Wesley Theological Seminary. He also just completed an internship with Church and Society. He reflects on what he's learned.

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Imagine a world in which women...

May 9, 2018

General Secretary Susan Henry-Crowe reflects on Mother's Day and the recent announcement that the church failed to ratify two constitutional amendments related to justice for women.

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Not Another War: The Iran Deal Is Working

May 8, 2018

The General Secretary responds to President Trump pulling the United States from the Iran Nuclear Deal.