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Bishop Minerva Carcaño speaks to the press during the immigration rally events in Washington on July 31, 2014.

United Methodists risk arrest in deportation protest

Streaming video shows faith leaders joining in an act of civil disobedience at U.S. White House in support of immigration reform. More

United Methodist faith leaders, other faith groups, labor leaders and immigrants face arrest after a prayer vigil at the White House on Feb. 17, 2014 in support of progress on immigration reform and an end to deportations. File photo by Jay Mallin, United Methodist News Service.

Live Video: Watch July 31 immigration witness

United Methodists are again taking part in an act of civil disobedience to end deportations. See live streaming video now. More

Photo by Jay Mallin, UMNS

Chicago Area bishop to join immigration rally

Families separated by deportation “need to know… leadership of The United Methodist Church cares,” says Bishop Sally Dyck. Read More

United Methodist faith leaders, other faith groups, labor leaders and immigrants during prayer vigil at the White House in support of progress on immigration reform. Washington, D.C., on Feb. 17. Photo by Jay Mallin, UMNS.

No More Deportations: Immigration Pray-In

On Feb. 17, 2014, United Methodists spoke — and were arrested — in front of the White House to bring attention to nearly 2 million deportations. View

UM photographer captures King’s last year

John Goodwin's anti-war coverage included Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'Beyond Vietnam' speech and protest events. Read More

Bishop accused of urging disobedience

Letter asks bishops to 'publicly censure' retired Bishop Melvin Talbert for his advocacy for gay marriage. Talbert stands by his statements. Read More

Western Jurisdiction: Gay issue stand wrong

Grassroots movement OK'd to challenge bishops, clergy, laity, local churches to operate as if law book statement "does not exist." Read More

Jim Winkler (at left) walks to the U.S. Capitol prior to his arrest for refusing to stop publicly praying in the rotunda. Photo courtesy of Common Cause.

Faithful urged to contact Congress about debt

Cuts to programs that assist the poor are 'unacceptable' to people of faith, says top executive of United Methodist Board of Church and Society. Read More

Eleven faith leaders were arrested after they refused to stop public prayers in the U.S. Capitol in July. The group agreed today to a pretrial resolution of the misdemeanor charges. Photo courtesy of Common Cause.

Two UM church leaders arrested in protest

Church and Society top exec and an ordained elder among 11 charged as Capitol rally asks U.S. leaders to fulfill nation's promise to poor. Read More