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Church and Society Fellows Blog Weeks 6 and 7

Hye-In Lee All that DC has to offer Washington, DC is the center of the United States federal goverment which has three branches that include the Congress, the President, and Supreme Court. I wanted to experience these 3 branches of the US government while here in DC.  I have visited... read more »

Posted by Katie Monfortte on November 03, 2016

Church and Society Fellow visits UN office

This week I visited the office of General Board of Church and Society in New York City. The purpose of my travel was to understand the work I am doing that is related to Global Migration issues and to see how the office functions with other agencies and NGOs at... read more »

Posted by Katie Monfortte on October 20, 2016

Church and Society Fellows Blog Continued

Hye-In Lee shares  Where I come from the possession of arms is not permitted The issue I was most passionate about this week was gun violence which is important to deal with nowadays because we often hear about it a lot in the news. I personally did not have... read more »

Posted by Katie Monfortte on October 19, 2016

Church and Society Fellows Blog

Read about the work and happenings of our Church and Society Fellows. Update from Hye-In Lee When I was working as an intern in Korea and in Japan, I sometimes had difficult time at the workplace because I was not able to know what is going on today, or this... read more »

Posted by Katie Monfortte on October 06, 2016

Meet our Church and Society Fellows!

This fall we are pleased to welcome our first cohort of Church and Society Fellows. Each fellow has the opportunity to work with the staff of Church and Society full-time on a project. Fellows are required to do weekly reading, check-ins and blogging to reflect on their experience of living... read more »

Posted by tbruckbauer on September 29, 2016

A spotlight on the Ethnic Young Adult Interns

Grace Bermudez-Soria I'm from Sacramento, California My local Church: United Methodist Hope Church Annual Conference: California-Nevada School: California State University of Sacramento Study: Nursing My hope for my time in DC Being here in DC has been amazing so far, especially being my first time out of California. So... read more »

Posted by tbruckbauer on August 09, 2016

Church and Society Summer 2016 Interns

My name is Jimmy McKinnell and I am from Tallahassee, Florida. I grew up as a member of Trinity United Methodist Church as a part of the Florida Conference.I just finished my first year at Duke Divinity School where I am pursuing a Master of Divinity degree. This summer... read more »

Posted by Katie Monfortte on June 09, 2016

Shane Claiborne Coming to Young Clergy Leadership Forum

Popular speaker and advocate joining young clergy in DC The upcoming Young Clergy Leadership Conference will be held in Washington, DC at The United Methodist Building January 25-28, 2016. This year, Church and Society will be welcoming Shane Claiborne to the conference. Several years ago, he spoke at the Living Faith,... read more »

Posted by Rev. Clayton Childers on November 09, 2015

Sexual ethics in UMC website

General Commission on Status & Role of Women relaunches umsexualethics.org

Offers resources for victims, individuals walking alongside them, those accused, and conference leaders charged with handling cases of sexual misconduct. read more »

October 20, 2015

Young adult internships

Faith-based program in U.S. capital

Opportunity to gain valuable professional advocacy experience, increase leadership skill, strengthen Christian walk. read more »

October 20, 2015

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