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Abre mis ojos: reflexiones sobre inmigración

Por la Obispo Peggy Johnson Una de mis himnos  favoritos de la Escuela Dominical cuando era pequeño era “Open My Eyes” “Abre mis ojos”. Eso fue en parte porque era… Read more

Open My Eyes: Reflections on Immigration

By Bishop Peggy Johnson One of my favorite Sunday School songs when I was growing up was “Open My Eyes.”  That was partly because it was easy to play. At… Read more

Haciendo justicia, amando la misericordia para nuestros vecinos

Por John W. Coleman Cuando “Mariana” de 6 años vino de Guatemala con su tía y primo este año para encontrarse con su mamá en Warrington, Pa., fue separada por… Read more

Doing justice, loving mercy for our neighbors

By John W. Coleman Spanish translation: Haciendo justicia, amando la misericordia para nuestros vecinos When 6-year-old “Mariana” came from Guatemala with her aunt and cousin ­this year to join her… Read more

Latino caucus addresses U.S., UMC conflicts

Racism, gun violence, the immigration crisis and internal clashes in The United Methodist Church were discussed at the 48th annual assembly of the Hispanic-Latino United Methodist caucus Aug. 1-4, in… Read more

Latina pastor to lead Eastern PA’s Latino Ministries

The Rev. Lillian “Luky” Cotto is the Eastern PA Conference’s new part-time Latino Ministries Coordinator, effective August 1. She succeeds the Rev. Brunilda Martinez, who had served in that role… Read more

Eastern PA hires new Latino Ministries coordinator; hosts national Hispanic caucus

The Rev. Lillian “Luky” Cotto is the local pastor and founder of Casa del Pueblo, a busy Hispanic congregation and outreach ministry at Lehman Memorial UMC in Hatboro, Pa. Now she also… Read more

Advocating for immigration justice, mercy

Appeal to Shut Down Berks Family Detention Center “We oppose immigration policies that separate family members from each other or that include detention of families with children.” (Social Principles, ¶162.H)… Read more

UMs support sojourners seeking asylum

As “caravans” of several thousand Central American asylum-seekers join thousands more undocumented immigrants in their persistent quest for U.S. residency, many religious groups, among them United Methodists, are on the… Read more

Helping Puerto Rico Rise Again Love Offering Oct. 14

Our conference’s Helping Puerto Rico Rise Again month-long love offering ends this Sunday, Oct. 14, along with National Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month (Sept. 15 to October 15)  As we continue to… Read more