Claudine’s Story: Being a Blessing to Others

Claudine Kasongo is presented with Certificate of Achievement from the Rev. Jon Short. Claudine’s Story: Being a Blessing to Others By Barbara Dadd Shaffer | Photos by Jesse N....

Jamaa Letu Orphanages: A Child Prays for You

Claudine “Blessing” Kasongo receives a Certificate of Achievement from the Rev. Jon Short during the Congo Zambia Dinner at General Conference 2016 in Portland,...

Hispanic Happenings: Angels in the Rain #not1more

Hispanic Happenings: Angels in the Rain #not1more By the Rev. Lyda Pierce | Photos by Jesse N. Love Coordinator of Hispanic and Latino Ministries (GBGM) the Rev....

Religious Leaders: U.S., Canada need to negotiate, modernize Columbia River Treaty

Today 16 religious leaders sent a second request to President Obama and Prime Minister Harper to begin negotiations to modernize the Columbia River Treaty...

Japanese American United Methodists offer support of immigrants, reminder of history

In response to escalating attacks on immigrants to the United States, Japanese American United Methodists are finding ways to offer their support for immigrants. As Sasha Terry shares, many also see echos today of the racist acts that led to the incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II.

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.

Sanctuary: A New Hope

By Rev. Lyda Pierce | Director of Hispanic/Latino Ministries “When a foreigner lives with you in your land, don’t take advantage of him. Treat the foreigner...

Christmas Institute focuses on “identity”

By Nica Sy with Jesse N. Love Christmas Institute PNW 2017 When: December 26-30 Where: The Firs (Bellingham, Wash.) Registration: See payment information More Info: ci-pnw.org • bit.ly/fb-cipnw “In a world...

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...

Meet the new faces at Jamaa Letu!

By Barbara Dadd Shaffer | Photos by Jamaa Letu Orphanages Rosine Maruv Kayombo will now serve as the new director at the girls’ Jamaa Letu...

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