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.
Liberians living in the U.S. fear deportation, but the UMC in Liberia is preparing to welcome its brothers and sisters back home.
Cindy Johnson, a United Methodist deaconess, recently led a group of church leaders to the Matamoros Bridge in Brownsville, TX.
Five members of the JFON – Michigan team arrived in Tijuana, Mexico on January 27 for a week of service with Otro Lado, a local organization assisting migrants.
The struggle to hold The United Methodist Church together despite longstanding division over homosexuality was the denomination’s top news story of 2018.