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Escobar joins social-justice agency

Will lead immigration-reform grassroots organizing

Will advocate denomination’s policy positions on Capitol Hill, communicate to grassroots teams, congregations. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on August 25, 2014

Faith, community leaders visit border holding facility

Honduran foreign minister arrives next day in McAllen, Texas

Delegation sought to provide caring presence for unaccompanied children in detention in temporary building. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on August 25, 2014

Standing on the side of love

Movement gaining momentum to stop deportations

4 times as many people arrested July 31 as faith community raises moral voice on behalf of human rights for immigrants. read more »

by C. Sol Cotto
on August 15, 2014

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

112 arrested at White House

United Methodist bishops, other faith leaders decry deportations

Hundreds of demonstrators tell President Obama to stop inhumane immigration-enforcement policies read more »

by the Rev. Erik Alsgaard
on August 07, 2014

Why do we care for immigrants?

Faith community engaged on 2 major fronts: advocacy and education

We are called to take remedial action on destructive effect forceful deportation has inflicted on immigrant families. read more »

by the Rev. Jacob Dharmaraj, Ph.D
on August 07, 2014

A bold decision

Stepping forth to be arrested to help others

Every day, immigrants risk their lives and livelihoods for a future free from violence and poverty. read more »

by Chett Pritchett
on August 07, 2014

Calling U.S. to do more

Immigration issue seen firsthand in ministries

No other contemporary political issue addressed more consistently in Judeo-Christian scripture, say Dallas pastors. read more »

by the Rev. Eric Folkerth and Dr. Owen Ross
on August 07, 2014

Building community

A reflection on John 13:31-35

Community isn’t just a group of individuals gathered in one place, says Ethnic Young Adult Summer Intern. read more »

by Daniel Valentin-Morales
on August 07, 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

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