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Immigration Response

As United Methodists, we recognize the inherent value of every person, regardless of race, religion, national origin or immigration status. We look into the faces of those fleeing violence and oppression in their home countries, and we remember that Jesus was himself a refugee. We see his face in them. (2016 Book of Resolutions, #3281 “Welcoming the Migrant to the United States”)

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Welcoming the stranger and making room at The Inn isn’t just an in-person ministry. You can help where you are at.

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The Gun Violence Awareness Task Force Monumentum Project

Firearm injuries are the third leading cause of death of youth in the U.S. Recent events such as mass shootings in schools with high victim counts have received extensive media coverage; however, very little attention is paid to single victim incidents. Relatedly,...

Annual Conference Mission Project Giving Opportunities Expanded

By Billie K. Fidlin   Director of Outreach & Justice We are delighted to share that our campus ministries welcome both gift cards in $20.00 increments, to be delivered to the campus ministry, or, you may donate to the Annual Conference funding, which will be...

2020 Mission Project Comes to a Close with Record Donations

By Billie K. Fidlin, Director of Outreach & Justice Last year’s Annual Conference Mission Project was a success during the usual Annual Conference giving period. But the joy carried on! The generosity of our Conference has continued, and as we draw the 2020...

Economic Inequality and Prison Reform Event

Economic Inequality and Prison Reform Event

by Bud Clark, Chair, Economic Inequality Task Force On May 6, 2021, from 7:00-8:00 PM (Pacific Time) the Desert Southwest Conference Economic Inequality Task Force of the Conference Board of Church & Society, will present the third webinar in the series for 2021....

Annual Conference Mission Project – Student Hunger

Annual Conference Mission Project – Student Hunger

A Glimpse of Hunger at ASU By Billie K. Fidlin, Director of Outreach & Justice, and Rev. Jamie Booth, ASU Valley Wesley There are students on university campuses across the country who have difficulty securing regular meals during the best of times. In these times...

Annual Conference 2021 Mission Project

By Billie Fidlin, Director of Justice & Outreach This year's Annual Conference Mission Project is centered around student hunger. Our campus ministries each day are meeting opportunities to help students with not only their spiritual needs, but there are needs...

RACE Coalition Book Study & Event

RACE Coalition Book Study & Event

February 28th saw the culmination of the month-long book study on I'm Black, I'm Christian, I'm Methodist, edited and penned by Pastor Rudy Rasmus. After worship, three of the authors - Pastor Rudy Rasmus, Rev. Dr. Vance Ross and Rev. Dr. Pamela Lightsey joined...

Rooted & Rising

By Rev. Sandy Johnson, pastor at Santa Cruz Valley UMC I haven’t always been a part of the Reconciling movement. I used to believe that if the bible says it, then it’s truth. I got hung up on Leviticus 18:22, "You shall not lie with a male as with a woman; it is an...

Honoring Those Who Served

By Bryan Ruth, Chair Veterans Ministry Our United Methodist Social Principles states, “The church deplores war and all other forms of violent conflict and urges the peaceful settlement of all disputes.” It goes on to state, “We honor and offer support to those who...

Virtual Border Education and Anti-Racism Workshop

Arizona Justice for Our Neighbors (AZJFON) Virtual Border Education and Anti-Racism Workshop To register for an upcoming virtual trip, please contact Scott Morris at . AZJFON has developed a virtual version of our in-person Border Education...

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