How have immigrant services, communities been impacted by policy change?

By Jesse N. Love with the Rev. Lyda Pierce Additional Photos by Wikipedia and Nica Sy Tacoma, Wash. - “Tak?” “Nie?” Amy Diehr, Education Services manager of Tacoma Community House points...

Creating new traditions and beginning anew in 2018!

By Pastor Karen Yokota Love | Additional Photos by Wikipedia and Patrick Scriven Believe it or not, the most important holiday in my family wasn’t Christmas, but it was celebrating...

Declaración Pastoral en Apoyo a las Familias Detenidas y Separadas

La misión del Comité de Trabajo de Inmigración es ayudar a equipar a nuestras Conferencias Anuales que estén en ministerio con los inmigrantes y vecinos migrantes. En la frontera...

New resource for Spanish-speaking United Methodists responding to God’s call

By Tom Gillem Spanish-speaking members of The United Methodist Church who are considering God’s call to ministry now have an in-language edition of The Christian as Minister: An Exploration into the...
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Good Seed: The Joys and Challenges of Planting a Church

Good Seed Church celebrates its sixth year of ministry, continuing to bring hope to a community that is seeking healing and restoration. How has this church grown in the last...

As Senate debates DACA fate, United Methodists encouraged to speak up for Dreamers

By the Rev. Lyda Pierce The General Board of Church and Society is encouraging all United Methodists to contact their senators and congressional representatives urging them to pass the Dream...

Immigration Call to Action

Scenes from a protest at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Wash. in 2014.   Immigration Call to Action By Pastor Lorellen Nausner | Photos by Jesse N. Love Check out GBCS: Immigrant...

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...

What can Methodists learn from Starbucks?

A well-publicized incident at a Starbucks in Philadephia left the Seattle-based business reassessing its policies and considering the impact of unconscious bias on the hospitality it offers. Kristina Gonzalez reflects on the company's response, including a company-wide closure and training this week, and considers what we might learn from it.

“On Many Sides,” the insidious nature of minimizing racism

By Kristina Gonzalez | Director of Leadership Development for an Inclusive Church I listened to National Public Radio in its coverage of the violence in Charlottesville VA, one among the...

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