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Welcome to our Ethnic Young Adult interns

We are glad to introduce this summer's cohort of Ethic Young Adult interns and their chaplain.

Group picture of Ethnic Young interns 2019

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Welcome our summer intern Eliza Love

June 20, 2019

Eliza Love joins us as a General Summer Intern and Hess Fellow from Birmingham-Southern College. We asked her a few questions to share her work and passion.

Picture of Eliza Love

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Jessica’s Box: Understanding justice through children’s literature

June 14, 2019

Children with disabilities have a hard time finding books that include characters with disabilities and especially those where the focus is not on the disability.

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Embracing the Intersection of Faith and Justice

June 13, 2019

Since beginning her internship at the General Board of Church and Society, Alli Koehler found one underlying theme in the work and strategies: relationships.

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Native American Reading and Literacy Demonstration Project at First UMC in Pembroke, NC

June 13, 2019

The Native American Reading and Literacy Demonstration Project at First United Methodist Church in Pembroke, North Carolina, will strengthen the efforts to improve the reading and literacy skills of Native American Indian children.

native american literacy

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Apply now: Wendland Fellowship for Faith and Justice

May 13, 2019

The Wendland Fellowship for Faith and Justice is a twelve month fellowship designed to resource and equip United Methodists for social change. The fellowship is part of a two year Advocates for Justice Initiative focused in two annual conferences (North Texas and Central Texas annual conferences).

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Ministry With: Support Connections of Lebanon County

May 10, 2019

A Pennsylvania ministry is working to build connections and sustainable solutions to help low-income individuals and families achieve self-sufficiency and to educate low-income families, those assisting them and their communities.

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Lay Servant training in the North Georgia

May 8, 2019

The North Georgia Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church recently held two weekends of Lay Servant training delivered by the Rev. Neal Christie, assistant general secretary for education and leadership formation.

Northside Methodist Church Lay Servant Training with Rev. Neal Christie

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Florida Advocacy Days: Advocating for a more just world

May 5, 2019

The annual Florida Advocacy Days is intended to inspire, educate, and motivate young adults to become active participants of advocacy within Florida via the Florida Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church.

Florida Advocacy Days 2019

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Spring 2019 board meeting recap

May 3, 2019

The board of directors of the General Board of Church and Society met April 23-26 in Washington, D.C.