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Mourning, reflection, and peace!

A reflection on the Beatitudes, Matthew 5:3-12

Summer intern from South Carolina addresses how to reckon with the realities of the times in which we live. read more »

by Deontez Wimbley
on June 29, 2015

Children’s Diversity Book Initiative

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Posted on June 24, 2015

2015 Ethnic/Minority Summer Interns

Working at social-justice placements throughout U.S. capital

Young adults come from 10 United Methodist conferences, 3 of the denomination’s 5 U.S. jurisdictions, Ghana in Africa and the Philippines. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on June 17, 2015

South Korea pilgrimage by young adults

'Parallels of Peace, Pathways to Justice,' July 1-11

Mississippi, South Carolina Peace with Justice coordinators work with GBCS to set up 10-day fact-finding journey. read more »

by Jillian Abballe
on June 17, 2015

2015 Ethnic/Minority Young Adult Summer Interns work in nation’s capital

The General Board of Church & Society’s 2015 Ethnic Young Adult Summer Interns are shown outside the United Methodist Building on Capitol Hill. The interns are working in social-justice organizations in the U.S. capital for two months. From left standing are the Rev. Neal Christie, program director; Minoka... read more»

June 10, 2015

Anti-bullying resolution

South Carolina to consider in June

More than 100 sign petition to oppose bullying in all forms, and to create safe spaces for everyone. read more »

by Jessica Brodie
on May 07, 2015

‘Love Not Hate Day’

Wesley Center celebrates diversity

8th annual event at Oklahoma City University encourages atmosphere seeking to understand those who are different, and accept them for who they are, says organizer. read more »

May 07, 2015

Final rules on tobacco sought

31 health groups send letter to President Obama

Health of American youths at risk as products, including e-cigarettes and cigars, avoid federal oversight, letter declares. read more »

May 07, 2015

Build your library for year-round Earth Day

With books that instill responsibility for God’s creation

April observance reminds of importance to teach lessons to children about avoiding exploitation of creation. read more »

by Tura Foster Gillespie
on April 24, 2015

Stepping back in time

Class draws on Adrian’s abolitionist history

Drama emphasizes similarities, differences between slavery old and new, enabling students to develop creative, courageous ways to fight injustice. read more »

by the Rev. Chris Momany
on April 24, 2015

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