The Crisis of Homeless Seniors and COVID-19

The Crisis of Homeless Seniors  By Carolyn Blaney-Arndt, Children, & Poverty Task Force DSCUMC During this time of the pandemic, we are doing our best to shelter at home, trying to stop the spread of Covid-19. But what happens if you are a homeless senior in...

Prison Reform and COVID-19

PRISONERS AND THE CORONAVIRUS Paul Bullis, Co-Chair DSC Prison Reform Task Force Jails and prisons, with so many people packed into small spaces, have been referred to as “incubators” and “amplifiers” of infectious diseases such as COVID-19.  What should be done to...

Immigration Task Force Responds to COVID-19

“Immigration Detention and the Spread of COVID-19; A Recipe for Disaster.” Ella Rawls, Esq. Chair, DSC Immigration Task Force I would like to highlight something that is happening in our area. I am the staff attorney at Justice For Our Neighbors, a...

Children & Poverty Responds to COVID-19

A message from Carolyn Blaney Arndt, Chairperson What could be better than sharing our Christian spirit with others during these days of soapy hands and disinfectant? We are United Methodist and we’ve got this! Below are a variety of activities that will...

Conference Church and Society Responds to COVID-19

A message from Kent Olson, Chairperson What can our churches do in the midst of a public health crisis?  Are there specific ways specific ministries we can embrace that utilize distinctive capabilities of our congregations—ways in which we can serve that others can’t,...

Caring For Campus Ministries During COVID-19

The news is filled with new updates regarding actions related to COVID 19. Three feet, then six feet. Groups of 50 restrictions now down to 10. Messages from federal, state and municipal sources, and of course even our own bishop. Among those reports have been...

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