Save the date – Mission u is July 13-16, 2018

Mission u: What about our money? By the Rev. Neal Christie | Photos by Jesse N. Love What are a few topics were you taught to avoid during a polite dinner table...

From the Global Lens: Climate Refugees

Refugees travel in a rubber boat across the Aegean Sea from Turkey to the Greek island of Lesbos on October 30, 2015.  They were received on a beach near...

Christmas Institute PNW: Out of the Shadows, Into the Light

This year's Christmas Institute explored the 'shadows' of our spiritual lives while bringing others onto a path with Christ.  CI-PNW was on December 26-30, 2016. By Noemi Tinte and Anthony...

15,000 Dreamers have become undocumented immigrants. What’s a church to do?

In the four months since the Trump Administration announced that it would be ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, nearly 15,000 Dreamers have become undocumented immigrants. The Rev. Lyda Pierce offers this call to action to United Methodists who may be wondering what the Church can, and should, do about it.

Jars for Jamaa Letu 2017

Download the PDF label at www.jamaaletu.org. By Barbara Dadd Shaffer Like all families, it costs money to raise children in the Congo, too. The annual “Jars” campaign is a great way to...

Listening for God’s Call

"It started with an invitation by the Church Council of Greater Seattle, Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) and the ACLU..." Theresa Greco, a member of Edmonds United Methodist Church's the Immigration Ministries Committee, shares how offering hospitality to immigrant women released from detention has blessed 'guests' and church members alike.

Restoring the Sacred Circle in Moscow and Lapwai

Representatives from Moscow First United Methodist Church enjoy a fellowship lunch at Lapwai UMC. This meeting served to express a true act of repentance between congregations and cultures, living...

Lenten stories of “Pain and Hope” recognize diversity within

Dr. Jamal Gabobe (second from left) enjoys the soup supper before his presentation about Somalia and his life as a Somali immigrant to the U.S. For more photos, click here. By...

8 ways Churches can respond to the separation of asylum-seeking families: Choose (at least)...

Sharing how she can get "overwhelmed by feelings of anger and sadness" as she hears the stories of families who were separated as they entered the US, Rev. Lyda Pierce reminds us of the importance of action in countering such feelings. She also shares a new toolkit with 8 ways faith communities can respond.

ICHRP movement launches in Washington

By Rhondalei Gabuat Vancouver, Wash. - On December 9, the International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines - U.S. chapter launched with human rights leaders from 24 cities across...

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