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Cries of the wounded

Commentary by president of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary

Radical empathy requires temporarily suspending your own interests and judgments to understand and learn from the other. read more »

by Lallene Rector
on December 18, 2014

What is Church’s witness?

After grand jury rulings not to indict police for killing unarmed black males

Since grand jury decisions, United Methodists have held prayer gatherings and joined in protests. read more »

by Heather Hahn
on December 12, 2014

A national crisis

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary faculty issue statement

‘Faith matters, truth matters, justice matters, and we know that black life matters,’ faculty emphasize. read more »

December 12, 2014

‘Breaking the Chains’

13th Annual Ecumenical Advocacy Days April 17-20

Proctor Conference’s Carruthers will keynote gathering focused on mass incarceration, systems of violence. read more »

December 12, 2014

Repent — Reconcile — Restore

A United Methodist Call to Covenant Community

United Methodists must be an example of social change by creating spaces of honest, faithful dialogue across differences and divides. read more »

December 05, 2014

The Church must be an example of social change

Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe In light of recent decisions by grand juries in Missouri and New York, as well as the growing concern regarding ongoing police violence in some communities, the General Board of Church and Society has issued the following statement: Christians are called to witness to the reconciling... read more »

Posted by Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe on December 05, 2014

Repent — Reconcile — Restore: A United Methodist Call to Covenant Community

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In light of recent decisions by grand juries in Missouri and New York, as well as concern of ongoing police violence in some communities, the General Board of Church and Society issues the following statement. Christians are called to witness to the reconciling love of God... read more»

December 05, 2014

Be ‘people of light’

News proclaims 'another unbelievable sadness'

Bishop calls United Methodists to take steps that overcome darkness of turmoil sweeping U.S. read more »

by Bishop Peggy Johnson
on December 05, 2014

No one above the law

Police must be held accountable for actions

National Council of Churches asserts grand Jury not appropriate place to judge guilt or innocence. read more »

December 05, 2014

Break historical cycle again

A statement on the situation in Ferguson

Painful episode must be catalyst for greater understanding across racial differences, says Faith & Politics Institute. read more »

December 05, 2014

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