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Face to face at the border wall

Rev. Jill Zundel among those kneeling in the Pacific Ocean to pray

More than 300 faith leaders — including United Methodists from Michigan — walked to the border wall in San Diego on December 10th to bring blessing to people in Tijuana.

Join week of action for migrants

Mexican family who migrated to San Diego, CA

A national week of action, “Love Knows No Borders,” is scheduled December 10-18. Here’s how you can learn, give and act in solidarity with those seeking refuge in the U.S.

Caring for the migrant caravan

Migrant children playing among tents at Tijuana border

United Methodist leaders say many people of faith see the members of the migrant caravan as children of God escaping desperate situations back home. Many congregations are offering them aid.

‘Standing with’ at the southern border

Crossing from US into Mexico

Rev. Paul Perez has just returned to Michigan after a journey across the international bridge from the U.S. into Mexico. Here is his first-hand account of that experience.

Board calls for compassion at border

Worshipping at border between US and Mexico

The board of directors of the General Board of Church and Society adopted the following statement at its meeting Oct. 24-26, 2018, in San Antonio, Texas.

Perez leads delegation at the border

ACLU leader in Texas shares with delegation

Rev. Paul Perez is at the U.S.-Mexico border with a delegation from the General Board of Church and Society. They ask for prayers and support for justice …

The power of UM Connection

Rev. Rey Mondragon baptizes an infant at BIrch Run UMC.

This second article in a series for Hispanic Heritage Month features Pastor Rey Mondragon’s spiritual journey from Mexico to Michigan.

JFON announces Fasting for Families

Support for immigrant families

JFON – Michigan announces a two-week initiative to raise awareness about immigration policies and to make communities places of welcoming hospitality. 

UMC’s Annual Conferences take action

2018 Desert SW Conference

Annual Conferences around the globe have concluded their 2018 sessions. Immigration and LGBTQ matters were on many agendas.

Complaints against Sessions dismissed

Jeff Sessions

Conference leaders have concluded church law does not apply to “political actions” by the United States Attorney General, Jeff Sessions.