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Tell your Senators to fund the U.S. fair share for Climate Finance, Global Health and Political Stability

October 25, 2022

Now is the time to raise our voices calling for robust funding for critical international priorities.

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Register Now! Church and Society Conducts Virtual Three-day 2022 Called Seminar

October 24, 2022

Responding to ongoing wars and conflict across the world, Church and Society will host “Plowshare Vision: Peace to be Learned and Practiced” from November 1 - 3, 2022, on Zoom.

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Our Privilege to Vote in Upcoming Midterm Elections

October 19, 2022

In a few weeks, we in the United States are entering another season of voting. It may not be a season of the church calendar, with liturgical colors, but it is a sacred season nonetheless.

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General Secretary Susan Henry-Crowe Announces Her Retirement from Church and Society

October 19, 2022

General Secretary Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe has informed the Board of her intention to retire from the agency at the end of 2022, after eight years in the role.

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United Methodist leaders appeal to government for just treatment of migrants

October 19, 2022

The call for just and equitable support for migrants and asylum seekers come amidst their being transported nationally from the border.

Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe, General Secretary of the United Methodist General Board of Church and Society (GBCS)

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Learnings and Hope in Building Community

October 19, 2022

Our field education intern, Jackie, is finding hope in her developing work in economic justice.

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Shaping a just and peaceful world by 2040

October 17, 2022

The past few years have been troubling and anxiety producing. Pandemics, racism, wars, climate change, the rise of nationalism in many countries, migration and tentative economies. All the while the church has focused itself on internal struggles believed to threaten its very survival.

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Children’s Picture Books To Unpack Poverty

October 17, 2022

October 17th is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. These picture books introduce the complexities of poverty and how communities worldwide are creating change.


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Church and Society Stands in Solidarity Celebrating Indigenous Peoples' Day

October 10, 2022

In celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day, we recognize our church’s complicity in systems of oppression, colonization, and attempted erasure. As inheritors of this damaging legacy, we must confess our brokenness and actively continue our journey of repentance and healing.

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