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.

Hosting a Deaf-Friendly Christmas Eve Service

The United Methodist Committee on Deaf and Hard of Hearing Ministries is offering recommendations for improving accessibility and inclusion for Deaf, hard of hearing, late-deafened, and Deafblind people in your Christmas Eve Service. Several of the suggestions could also improve accessibility throughout the year.