Conference Committee

Gun Violence Awareness

Ministries of Faith in Action

About Us 

The Gun Violence Awareness committee seeks to raise awareness regarding gun violence, gun control and gun safety in communities across our country. Join us on our YouTube channel and other platforms, as we discuss these issues and collaborate on ways to help the community.

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Arming Educators

Arming Educators

By Gerry Hills, Chair, DSC  UMC Gun Violence Awareness Task Force Phoenix, AZ - The Gun Violence Awareness Task Force of the Desert Southwest Conference of The United Methodist Church, has issued a response to the New York Times report that Education Secretary...


Gerry Hills

Gerry Hills


Billie Fidlin

Billie Fidlin

Director of Justice & Outreach

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Gun Violence Awareness Archives

Team Members

Jesenia Pizarro

Laura Hudson

Ken Archer


Rev. Doug Handlog

Terry Allison

Richard Davidson

Laura McKay

Jean Rivers

Bethany Taylor



Monument Project

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Monument Project Panel Discussion

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Publicity Video (English)

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Spanish Publicity Video

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