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September 17-20 at the 4-H Center

Faith in Action

  • The young of the world

    United Methodist Social Principles say children must be protected from economic physical, emotional and sexual exploitation and abuse. Read More
  • Fast July 15 for Middle East peace

    Fast inspired by grieving families of murdered Israeli-American, Palestinians teens drawing comfort from each other. Read More
  • Connecting faith with aptitudes

    ‘This place gives me room to listen for and discern my calling,’ says Dave Johnson, a young adult missionary assigned to social-justice agency. Read More
  • Layers of complexity, compromise

    Truth of the border: Honest people willingly become criminals to keep their families from suffering. Read More

Summer interns travel to Church Center for U.N.

Sustainable development trip’s theme

Importance of U.N. ministry underscored by discussion of variety of stakeholders, laws sustainable development entails. read more»

by Michael Moore on July 22, 2014

People are not illegal

Personal reflections about U.S.-Mexico border trip

Immigrant stories weren’t 'even remotely comparable to the headlines on our news,' says S.C. clergywoman. read more»

July 22, 2014

1,000 children

Desert Southwest Conference leaders visit Nogales Border Patrol station

United Methodists set out to find out how to help unaccompanied minors who must also be protected from the public. read more»

by the Rev. Dr. Dottie Escobedo‐Frank on July 22, 2014

Child protection law threatened

Demand Congress reject rollback of anti-trafficking, child protection law

Bipartisan Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act, signed by President Bush, prevents vulnerable children from being exploited. read more»

by Susan Greer Burton on July 22, 2014

Bishops urge compassion

Request prayers for border crisis

Council calls United Methodists to ‘pray, reflect, engage in acts of compassion’ related to rise in unaccompanied migrant children coming to U.S. read more»

July 22, 2014

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