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United Methodist Bishop Sally Dyck, Chicago, joins other faith leaders in a March 27, 2014 rally and protest calling upon President Obama to stop deportations of undocumented people. Photo by Michael Vollmer, UMNS.

Chicago United Methodists’ immigration witness

Bishop Sally Dyck and other leaders, including some 50 United Methodists, were part of a March 27 Chicago sit-in to protest deportations by the Obama administration. Read More

African women urge church board to action on child marriage issue

Child marriage, prostitution, HIV/AIDS, illiteracy and poverty are sad realities for many women in Africa and other developing countries. Read More

Social action agency speaks out on Iran, immigration reform

The United Methodist Board of Church and Society passed resolutions urging the United States and Iran to stop their “dangerous rhetoric” and called for Congress to pass a comprehensive immigration reform. Read More

A Social Creed you can sing? Revision aims for broad usage

A "user friendly" Social Creed will make its way to the 2008 General Conference, and if the writers have their way, it will be set to rap, African, country and many other musical beats. Read More

Board of Church & Society

Challenges United Methodists to work in areas of important social concern and develops resources to inform, motivate, and train United Methodists on issues of social justice in the society. Read More

Q&A: General Board of Church & Society

Challenges United Methodists to work in areas of important social concern and develops resources to inform, motivate, and train United Methodists on issues of social justice in the society. Read More