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Domestic Violence Awareness Month Around the World: Democratic Republic of Congo

October 9, 2019

Olga Kangai shares about the work she does to advocate for gender equity and nonviolence education programs in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Olga Kangai leads a workshop on domestic violence and gender-based violence.

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Ministry With: Harbor House Crisis Shelters

October 8, 2019

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. We spoke with the Rev. Barb Certa-Werner, now the former executive director, at Harbor House Crisis Shelters to learn more about their work.

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People’s Justice March in Austria

October 7, 2019

The Rev. Martin Obermeir-Siegrist serves as the pastor the Linz and Ried/Innkreis United Methodist congregations and as director of children and youth ministry in the Austria Conference. He recently attended the People’s Justice March in Linz, Austria. We asked him about the experience.

A panoramic shot of people protesting. One sign reads, "Save our planet."

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Here's how you can help refugees

October 4, 2019

Your help is urgently needed. Email your members of Congress now and ask them to protect refugees.

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Celebrating JFON's 20th anniversary

October 2, 2019

Justice For Our Neighbors, a United Methodist immigration ministry, celebrates its 20th anniversary this month. We interviewed Rob Rutland-Brown, JFON's national executive director, to learn more.

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General secretary calls record-low refugee cap ‘outrageous’

September 27, 2019

Highlights The United Methodist Church's call to welcome refugees in our communities and congregations

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Turning garbage into hope

September 26, 2019

The church is called to shift toward repair by protecting the peoples and communities most vulnerable to climate change.

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Climate change impacts all of us

September 25, 2019

The consequences of climate change are visible to me every day as a Southern California resident and an African American.

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The climate crisis is a global crisis

September 23, 2019

Our assistant general secretary for United Nations and international affairs reflects on how climate change impacts global migration.

A lantern hangs from a man's hand.

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Ministry With: Catching up with the San Fernando Valley Refugee Children Center

September 9, 2019

At the San Fernando Valley Refugee Children Center, legal representation saves unaccompanied minors from deportation.

Children read at the San Fernando Valley Refugee Children Center