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To Love One Another
To Love One Another

Maundy Thursday is about the commandment Jesus gave the Disciples to love one another. It is the commandment to be genuine, kind and intentional toward one another; to love others with the same kind of sacrificial love with which Jesus loves us.
4/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Community Center is a Social Services Hub for Dulac, on dailycomet.com
Community Center is a Social Services Hub for Dulac, on dailycomet.com

The Dulac Community Center serves Native Americans, the elderly and the marginalized in the Bayou Grand Caillou and southern Terrebonne Parish area of Louisiana. Dulac is a National Mission Institution.
4/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Join the Caretakers of God's Creation Conference
Join the Caretakers of God's Creation Conference

Join United Methodists on the eve of the national People's Climate March on the U.S. Capitol Mall for a Caretakers of God's Creation Conference, taking place on Friday, April 28, 2017 in Arlington, Virginia.
4/12/2017 9:20:41 AM

2017 Theressa Hoover Community Service and Global Citizenship Award...
2017 Theressa Hoover Community Service and Global Citizenship Awardees Announced

One award in the amount of $10,000 was granted to Cassandra Garcia, Kelly Schaefer, Kirsten Rumsey and Kayleigh Vickers for their project The Unthinkable Undrinkable: Exploring Clean Water and Access in the United States. A second award for $6,000 was granted to Kelsey Smith for her project Swedish Family Policy and Child Care Study.
4/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus Changing for Epworth Village, on yorknewstimes.com
Focus Changing for Epworth Village, on yorknewstimes.com

More preventative work with children and families should lead to fewer at-risk children in "the system." This shift is expected to allow Epworth to serve even more children and families.
4/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

 Clean Water: The Key to Transforming, Empowering and Unburdening W...
Clean Water: The Key to Transforming, Empowering and Unburdening Women Around the World

Globally, over 5,000 children die each day due to dirty water or poor hygiene. In the U.S., water is at times unsafe and is getting more scarce. Read the Action Alert and find out what you can do.
4/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

A Kingdom for the Powerless
A Kingdom for the Powerless

The powerless are given dignity in Jesus’ kingdom. This kind of reign isn’t about having bigger weapons, but about laying down our armor and fear for the sake of the common good.
4/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Lynching Is an Indefensible Crime
Lynching Is an Indefensible Crime

In 1930 Methodist woman Jessie Daniel Ames gathered a small group of daring women together in Atlanta, Georgia, to form the Association of Southern Women for the Prevention of Lynching.
4/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Responsively Yours: Our Covenant God
Responsively Yours: Our Covenant God

From the time when God spoke the world into being God has been reaching out to humans to invite us into wholeness, joy, community and justice.
4/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

Nuestro Dios del Pacto
Nuestro Dios del Pacto

Desde el momento en que Dios quiso manifestarse al mundo, ha extendido su mano a los seres humanos para invitarnos a vivir en plenitud, alegría, comunidad y justicia.
4/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

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