Praying for Change: Daily Prayers for Anti-Racism

In this Kairos moment of protest and awakening, Discipleship Ministries and other UMC agencies and groups are providing resources and guidance on how to become anti-racist individuals and churches. Please …

Arroyo to head UMC’s Religion and Race agency

The Rev. Giovanni Arroyo, Team Leader for Program Ministries at the UMC’s General Commission on Religion and Race (GCORR) will become its next General Secretary August 31.  With his election, …

Juneteenth now a federal holiday
Church leads Chester celebration

The U.S. Congress this week approved a bill to make June 19 a national holiday to celebrate Juneteenth National Independence Day. Although arguably misnamed, the bill, which celebrates national freedom not independence, was signed into law by President Joe Biden today, June 17.