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Why Honduran children risk journey

Poverty, family separation, violence spur dangerous migration

Poor migrants are greatest wealth of Honduras because U.S. needs cheap labor. read more »

by the Rev. Juan Guerrero
on August 15, 2014

Call on President Obama to Stop Deportations!

Today, in a massive act of civil disobedience at the White House, faith leaders and immigrant rights activists, including Rev. Linda Jaramillo, UCC Executive Minister for Justice and Witness Ministries, will risk arrest to demand that President Barack Obama end his inhumane immigration enforcement policies. In February, 30 faith leaders were... read more »

Posted by General Board of Church and Society on July 31, 2014

Address border humanitarian crisis

Over 40 organizations call on Congress to act

Groups urge emergency aid, attention to underlying causes of violence. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on July 30, 2014

Our blessed responsibility to God’s children

A call for the end to the suffering of children around the world

From the Middle East to the U.S. border, children’s lives seem to be ready pawns used in political arguments, economic wars and military conflicts. read more »

by Bishop Gregory Palmer
on July 30, 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

A values test

U.S. not passing

Jesus was a child refugee; that which we do to the children fleeing to America right now, we do to him. read more »

by Jennifer Butler
on July 22, 2014

The young of the world

Pray for rescue of children from so many horrors

United Methodist Social Principles say children must be protected from economic physical, emotional and sexual exploitation and abuse. read more »

by Susan Henry-Crowe, General Secretary, General Board of Church & Society
on July 11, 2014

Killing children

Violence escalating in Israel, Palestine

Jesus instructed to let children come to him because the kingdom of God belongs to such as them. read more »

by Emilia Truluck
on July 11, 2014

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