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Young adult summer internship deadlines

For ages 18-22 from United Methodist minority caucuses, Central Conferences

Social justice work placements May 27-Aug. 1 in U.S. capital available to racial/ethnic minorities. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on October 20, 2014

Ethnic Local Church grants deadline Jan. 10

$48,500 awarded to 4 ministries in 2014

Grants strengthen local churches through education, advocacy or leadership development in social justice. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on October 10, 2014

2015 Ethnic Local church grants deadline

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Jan. 10 is the deadline to apply for an Ethnic Local Church Grant from the United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS). The grants are to strengthen ethnic/minority local churches through education, advocacy or leadership development as they engage in social justice. GBCS has... read more»

October 08, 2014

Social-justice agency awards Ethnic Local Church grants

CHEVY CHASE, MD. — The Board of Directors of the United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) awarded two Ethnic Local Church Grants at its fall meeting here last month. The board members also engaged each other in extensive dialogue around indigenous peoples, especially on the denomination&rsquo... read more»

October 03, 2014

‘In Mississippi I learned what church is’

1964 Freedom Summer began real-world theological education

Unsung Mississippi hosts embodied theology that nourished author, countless others ever since in struggles against domination. read more »

by the Rev. George McClain
on September 02, 2014

World Communion Sunday Oct. 5

United Methodist Special Sunday

Gifts enable national, international graduate students to change the world. read more »

September 02, 2014

Michael Brown’s death

A response to the events in Ferguson, Mo.

Do not wait to conduct deep, prayerful conversation about racism, racial profiling, economic injustice and other related issues. read more »

by Bishop Minerva Carcaño
on August 25, 2014

Moral Week of Action

North Carolina, 12 other states stage protests

State capitols target of demonstrators concerned about ongoing extremist legislative attack on poor people, minorities. read more »

August 25, 2014

Freedom Summer still vision of hope

Young Ohio seminarian journeyed south for trip indelibly etched in memory

White clergy were asked to join black colleagues in 1964 to help keep public facilities, especially restaurants, desegregated. read more »

by Bishop C. Joseph Sprague
on August 07, 2014

Growing in Methodism

Ethnic Young Adult interns visit historic sites

Intern learns many people involved in rise of Methodism in U.S., and ‘even greater cause in proclaiming Christ.’ read more »

by Jay Carroll
on August 07, 2014

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