Church seeks to meet needs in border crisis

A UMNS report by Sam Hodges | July 15, 2014 | DALLAS (UMNS) From handing out hygiene kits to providing legal briefings, United Methodists are working to...

Immigration Crisis along the Border: UMCOR’s response

Brief by Denise Honeycutt, Deputy General Secretary of the United Methodist Committee on Relief The current immigration crisis involving  adults, accompanied minors, and unaccompanied minors...

A reflection on exclusion and language by Paul Jeffrey

By the Rev. Paul Jeffrey Some ten million people in the world today are stateless. They aren’t recognized as citizens of any nation. Without legal...

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.

Social-justice agency skeptical of Obama ‘actions’ on unaccompanied children, immigration

Please read and share this press release on President Obama's recently announced plans concerning the deportation of unaccompanied children. Church World Service has also published...

United Methodist Women and Others to Rally for Closing of Family Detention Center

United Methodist Women local members from Austin, Houston and Brownsville will join a coalition of partners — the ACLU, Detention Watch Network (DWN) and...

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...

Bishops Urge Compassion, Prayer for Border Crisis

Washington, D.C.:  In response to the rise in unaccompanied migrant children crossing the U.S. border, the executive committee of the Council of Bishops has...

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....

Faith leaders to risk arrest at White House on President’s Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two bishops are among several United Methodists who will risk arrest at a pray-in on President’s Day, Feb. 17, in front...