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Tell Us About Your Ministries With The Poor

June 21, 2017

Ministering among people and communities who are struggling in poverty is core to our identity as Christians. Tell us how you're living out this Christian calling.

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When Immigration Policies Obstruct Family

June 18, 2017

On this Father’s Day, we honor those dads who are separated from their families by unjust immigration policies.

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Seeking Health Care Justice

June 16, 2017

United Methodist organizers and advocates all over the country are working for health care justice right now. But it’s sometimes hard to know where to begin.

Students from Fisk University hold pray-in.

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An Interview with the Chair of Philippines Annual Conference Board of Church and Society

June 14, 2017

Church and Society staff met with Noel Vincent P. Miguel at a United Methodist Social Principles training held at the Philippines Central Conference, held in Manila, Philippines in June 2017. The following conversation has been edited slightly for length and clarity.

Children from the Philippines hold hands

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Meet the 2017 Ethnic Young Adult Intern Cohort

June 13, 2017

The Ethnic Young Adult Internship (EYA) program is for young justice seekers willing to unpack their faith and identity while working with an organization engaged in addressing social injustices. Interns are placed with advocacy, public policy, nonprofit and grassroots organizations where they work four days a week.

Eight ethnic young adult interns.

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Today is Peace with Justice Sunday

June 11, 2017

Today, as we recognize Peace With Justice Sunday in each congregation with prayers and gifts, we celebrate the communities that study, live, advocate and contribute to peace-making.

Nigerian Christians and Muslims gather

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United Methodist Maternal Health and Family Planning Advocates Put Their Faith into Action

June 9, 2017

Church and Society and The United Methodist Women recently hosted a training on maternal health and family planning. It couldn't have come at a more crucial time.

TN Maternal Health — Vision — 1. No maternal Deaths; 2. Access to care, distance/transportation, walk-in clinics; 3. Decrease ER Visits; 4. Increase access to on-site language translation.

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Church and Society Welcomes Young Clergy – January 2018

June 8, 2017

Our next Young Clergy Forum is scheduled for January 28-31, 2018.

Young clergy stand on the steps for a photo in front of the United Methodist Building in Washington, D.C.

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Reflections on Two Years as a Missionary Working at Church and Society

June 6, 2017

Amber Feezor's ministry at Church and Society as a US-2 missionary comes to an end this summer. She reflects on her time with the agency.

GBCS Staff Amber Feezor poses with another attendee at an immigration rally. She holds a sign that reads, "justicia y dignidad para todos los immigrantes"

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Reflection: A Time for Everything

June 5, 2017

Students from the Pacific School of Religion recently spent ten days exploring faith and advocacy in Washington, D.C. Here's a reflection from one of the United Methodist students.

Students from PSR's immersion visited NPR.