The first in a series of stories featuring the work of JFON – MI (Justice For Our Neighbors – Michigan) and their clinics in Detroit, Dearborn, Grand Rapids, Traverse City, Kalamazoo, and Ypsilanti.
While “the wall” at the U.S.-Mexico border is often in the news, there is an “invisible wall” that is also being built, block by block, to restrict legal pathways for those entering this country. Here’s how to help take it down.
Bishop David Bard asks God to give everyone new eyes; eyes for seeing beyond racism to respond to parents and their children at the U.S.-Mexico border in a new light.
With racial tension building across the U.S. and the world, the Rev. Brittney Stephan says that it’s time for people of faith to confront walls of hatred, injustice, and fear.
Jack Amick considers what it might be like to live inside the four walls of a church in search of safety and hope as Texas bishops call for a solution at the border.
The website of The Michigan Conference has a large resource section full of creative and practical ideas, programs, and materials. This week we feature what’s available about Justice and Advocacy.
When Ded and Flora walked through the doors of Central UMC in Detroit in January 2018, little did they know they would still call the church home 18 months later.
United Methodists are fulfilling their call to do service and advocacy giving relief to some of the world’s 68 million displaced people, including children and families at the US-Mexico border.
The U.S. government is holding over 2,000 children in Homestead, FL. The Board of Church and Society suggests these steps.
The Rev. Jack Amick, UMCOR’s Director of Global Migration, talks about the human side of migration at the U.S.-Mexico Border. He has experienced both great sadness as well as hope.