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It is our mission to make disciples of Jesus and to spread the word of God throughout our communities. Our Church & Society committee is dedicated to helping establish other groups within congregations that will help spread the word of God and better connect with the community. View the video below to watch a Workshop on How to Start Your Own Church and Society Team today!
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Originally published at https://www.umcjustice.org/news-and-stories/join-us-for-a-special-worship-service-broadcast-celebrating-national-day-of-prayer-for-mental-illness-recovery-and-understanding-1642 Join the General Board of Church and Society for a special...
Author's Note: The following statements were written by various Desert Southwest Conference Justice & Mission Chairs prior to later news that the planes came from San Antonio, TX, (not directly from Florida) making stops but with no one new boarding or...
Originally published at https://www.umcjustice.org/news-and-stories/church-and-society-now-accepting-applications-for-2022-grant-funding-1586 The General Board of Church and Society (GBCS) awards grants to United Methodist congregations and groups related to The...
By Jeremy Crawford, DSC Communications Assistant Editor Mission Bell United Methodist Church is fighting against hunger by feeding hundreds through their food pantry and kitchen. As inflation continues to affect our country, the rising numbers of homeless have...
Gerry Hills, Chair, Conference Board of Church & Society, and Billie K. Fidlin, Director of Justice and Outreach The recent decision by the Supreme Court of the United States to overturn Roe vs. Wade has caused division and discussion in our country, including...
By Gerry Hills, Chair of Church & Society, and Billie K. Fidlin, Director of Justice & Outreach This week an initial draft majority ruling was leaked from the Supreme Court. Documents are historically not leaked, so this is of great concern regarding the...
By Billie K. Fidlin, Director of Outreach & Justice We are pleased to announce that we are expanding our justice work to include a means by which you can be notified of concerns and action steps around specific themes. There will be at least seven areas that...
MISSION FILLS THE NEED, JUSTICE ELIMINATES IT Monday, Dec. 6, 12:00-1:30 PM (MST) - or - Thursday, Dec. 9, 6:30-8:00 PM (MST) How do we create a safe space to transform the world: a safe place to talk politics, health care, adequate funding for public education,...
By: Billie K. Fidlin, Director of Outreach & Justice Many of our churches have asked how they might help people who are seeking asylum. The following article first appeared in the Arizona Faith Network's newsletter. The Arizona Faith Network is a ministry...
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