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Church and Society Work Team Update: Church and Society Work – 07/18/2019

Church and Society Work Team Chairperson: Barbara E. Drake Report submitted by: Barbara E. Drake Email: bedrake15@aol.com Phone: (610) 446-1394 Date submitted: 07/18/2019 Recent Events & Activities Reviewed and approved… Read more

Church and Society Work Team Report: Church and Society Work – 03/29/2019

Church and Society Work Team Chairperson: Barbara E. Drake Report submitted by: Barbara E. Drake Email: bedrake15@aol.com Phone: (610) 446-1394 Date submitted: 03/29/2019 Recent Events & Activities Reviewed accomplishments and… Read more

Church and Society Conference: “Building Connections for Social Justice”

September 29, 2018 at West Lawn UMC, 15 Woodside Ave., Reading, PA from 8:30 am-3:30 pm Opening devotion: Bishop Peggy Johnson Keynote address: “Living Social Justice” by Rev. Dr. Clayton… Read more

A Statement and Call to Respond to Racism in Our Current Political Discourse

Do you accept the freedom and power God gives you to resist evil, injustice and oppression in whatever forms they present themselves? I do. “The Renunciation of Sin” is a fundamental… Read more

Churches asked to support migrant families in Sanctuary churches

Download the Call to Action statement issued by GBCS The General Board of Church and Society has issued a Call to Action statement on immigration justice, mercy and hospitality, jointly with other United… Read more

Domestic Violence: The Church Responds II

Domestic Violence: The Church Responds II Breaking Out of the Man Box Sponsored by The Eastern PA Conference Domestic Violence Committee Saturday, September 28, 2019, 9 AM to 3 PM Simpson… Read more

Basic and Advanced Sexual Ethics Workshop (Women only)

For Women Only – Sexual Ethics Workshop fulfilling both Basic and Advanced Sexual Ethics requirements Tuesday August 20, 2019 from 9 30 a.m. to 3. Cost is $35. Light refreshments… Read more

Believing and being there for domestic violence victims

By Bishop Johnson
October is Domestic Violence & Intimate Partner Violence Prevention Month (Also known as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month).   Read more

Church & Society event to focus on Social Justice

“Building Connections for Social Justice” is the theme of a major education and advocacy event, Sept. 29, at West Lawn UMC. Rev. Dr. Clayton Childers, of the UMC’s Board of Church & Society, will keynote. Learn more…  Read more

2 immigrant families find sanctuary at Philadelphia church

Two immigrant families, both with children who are American citizens, have taken sanctuary inside First United Methodist Church of Germantown (FUMCOG) to resist deportation orders from the federal Immigration and Customs… Read more