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Tell Congress to Reduce Military Spending in 2023

January 25, 2023

National budgets are moral documents. They are a testament to national priorities. (2016 Book of Resolutions, #6129). Alarming portions of U.S. resources are devoted to military spending.

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Church and Society Joins 164 Faith-based Organization to Denounce Biden Administration Asylum Ban

January 24, 2023

Press call highlights concern and call to action

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THE WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY January 18 - January 25, 2023

January 18, 2023

Do good; seek justice. (Isaiah 1:17)

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A Sweet New Year for Ren - Lunar New Year 2023

January 17, 2023

Our Sacred Worth Book spotlight for January 2023 is A Sweet New Year for Ren by Michelle Sterling and the illustrator Dung Ho. The story underscores one family's traditions as they prepare for the feast of the Chinese New Year or what is also known as the Lunar New Year.

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Remembering Dr. King; Remembering the Residents of Jackson, Mississippi

January 13, 2023

“Together we are approaching environmental justice just as what it is: It is a civil rights issue. By examining environmental requirements in conjunction with our civil rights laws, I am confident that we can do a better job of assuring fairness and advancing justice.” --- The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

2023 students delivering water in Jackson

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A Kairos Response for Palestine in 2023

January 3, 2023

GBCS Director for Peace with Justice, Holly Metcalf, visited Beit Sahour, Palestine for the 13th Annual Kairos Palestine Conference on November 18 and 19, 2022.

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Final Message from Susan Henry-Crowe

January 3, 2023

Another Beginning Without Pause for Church and Society

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In 2022, Christmas With Emphatic Meaning

December 22, 2022

“No one can celebrate a genuine Christmas without being truly poor.” Saint Oscar Romero, Catholic Archbishop of El Salvador

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Church and Society Awards Over $98,000 in Grants for 2022 Funding Cycle

December 19, 2022

The General Board of Church and Society's Board of Directors is proud to announce the Grantees for the 2022 PEACE WITH JUSTICE, HUMAN RELATIONS DAY and ETHNIC LOCAL CHURCH grants. See the list of awarded projects and programs in the three categories available to United Methodist congregations and organizations.

1. Peace and Justice Training in Nigeria

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Webinar: Drone War, Tech Assassinations, and the Future of Conflict

December 7, 2022

In this discussion, we will explore the causes of the expansion of drone use, including its use as lethal force, as well as the theological, ethical and policy considerations that these raise.