Undocumented, low-income residents in Ellensburg receive JFON support

By Pastor Jen Stuart | Photos by Rob Fraser It all started with Shady Acres Mobile Home Park. Although we have a Hispanic Apostolica congregation that...

The Western Methodist Justice Movement convenes in Sacramento

  By Rhondalei Gabuat Sacramento, Calif. - The leadership team of the Western Methodist Justice Movement (WMJM) convened their yearly planning meeting at The Table United...

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...

A Crazy, Faithful Way to Meet Angels

Rev. Lyda Pierce, director of Hispanic/Latino Ministries for the Pacific Northwest Conference, encourages local churches to celebrate Global Migration Sunday on December 3rd, the first Sunday of Advent. The Sunday could also be a good opportunity to prioritize the important work of relationship building.

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...

Call to the church to observe Global Migration Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017

Brothers and Sisters of The United Methodist Church, Grace and peace to you in the compassionate name of our Lord Christ Jesus. I write to you on...

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...

Wallingford UMC: Opening Borders to the Spirit

The Rev. Ann Berney walks along the border wall between El Paso and Juárez.  A team from Seattle: Wallingford United Methodist Church visited this...

Spokane Valley UMC & UMW: Intercept Human Trafficking

  By Madelyn Bafus Spokane Valley United Methodist Church and its United Methodist Women participated in the Intercept Human Trafficking Photo Campaign. “We at Spokane Valley take very...

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...