This is the fifth in a series of stories celebrating the difference that Ministry Shares make in the lives of persons across Michigan. Meet some faithful United Methodists of the… Continue Reading JFON brings joy to neighbors
Deaconess Cindy Andrade Johnson cares for migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. She reports on their resiliency and hopes as a new administration comes to Washington.
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,… Continue Reading JFON – MI assists flight to freedom
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… Continue Reading Help dismantle the ‘invisible wall’
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… Continue Reading Poet shares psalm about sanctuary
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.