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Preparing for Global Migration Sunday

October 20, 2017

There are more displaced people in the world than any other time since World War II. That’s why The United Methodist Church has set aside Sunday, Dec. 3, as Global Migration Sunday.

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Breaking the Cycle of Violence Against Girls

October 19, 2017

As part of the celebrations of the International Day of the Girl, Church and Society co-sponsored an event at the Canadian Embassy to the U.S. titled, "Data to Action: Breaking the Cycle of Violence Against Girls."

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Interview with Social Principles revision team leader Rev. Hilde Marie Movafagh

October 18, 2017

The Social Principles are being revised by a global team of theologians and experts. Today we profile the leader leading the team working on the nurturing community section of the Social Principles.

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An Update on the Comprehensive-Test-Ban Treaty

October 17, 2017

Church and Society staff attended a conference on Comprehensive-Test-Ban Treaty at the United Nations.

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Who runs the world? A sermon for International Day of the Girl Child

October 13, 2017

International Day of the Girl Child was October 11. Sandra Sorensen of the Justice and Witness Ministries of the United Church of Christ preached at Church and Society's chapel service marking the day.

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Reflections for a weary soul

October 13, 2017

In days of violence, uncertainty and hatred, we must speak the truth about war, discrimination, violence, and love. But this work can leave our souls weary.

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The impact of American foreign policy: A reflection for National Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month

October 12, 2017

We're nearing the end of National Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month. The Rev. Jose Luis Villasenor, pastor of Fiesta Cristiana in Apex, North Carolina, shares part of his story.

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Preparing for the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church

October 11, 2017

People around the world will observe the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church on Sunday, Nov. 5. This is a day when the worldwide body of Christ comes together to pray for those among us who are suffering persecution.

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Reflect on your workplace this World Mental Health Day.

October 10, 2017

This year’s theme for World Mental Health Day is mental health in the workplace. So, one thing you can do today is to spend some time thinking about workplaces and their impact on mental health — both yours and others’.

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Revitalizing indigenous languages an act of justice

October 9, 2017

Indigenous languages are measures of Native sovereignty. Indeed, indigenous languages are the most critical markers of the cultural health of indigenous nations.