by Jan Snider, United Methodist Communications February 2013—I smiled at the police officer when I got arrested, like I am delighted to be put under arrest. But the truth is, like any proper “Southern Lady,” I was simply being polite; I’ve long held that good manners are as important as the right color of lipstick. […]

Octubre 20, 2013 – Jeremías 31:27-34 – Lucas 18:1-8 – 2da Timoteo 3:14–4:5 Las lecturas de esta semana dan testimonio del pacto y del rol del/la profeta como conceptos vivientes.  Eso significa que no pueden estar “fijos o inalterables” para todas las épocas, especialmente en la sagrada escritura. Constantemente ha sido difícil diferenciar el término pacto por las dos […]

Jeremiah 31:27-34 – Luke 18:1-8 – 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5 This week’s readings witness to the covenant and the role of the prophet as living concepts. That is, they can’t be “fixed” for all times, especially not in sacred scripture. Perennially it has been difficult to differentiate covenant from the two words that have accompanied it: […]

Before General Board of Global Ministries and the United Methodist Women Delegation arrived to be part of the People’s Global Action (PGA) during the United Nation’s High Level Dialogue (HLD) on Migration and Development there was much that had to be done. We had to drive, fly, and arrive by train in NYC to get […]

When I entered  the sanctuary of St. Paul & St. Andrew UMC for the cantata on first night , this banner was speaking to me clearly and loudly of what is planned for us this week. It is all about People, Power, Communities to build bridges for migrants and human rights !!  

I am a United Methodist Woman. Professionally, I am a Nurse, but as an organization, UMW is an NGO working with the United Nations. We stand for peace and justice for the most vulnerable: women, children, and youth. We work with migrants and persons who are trafficked to achieve Human Rights. This is part of […]

Learned a lot about two programs, “Coming Out the Shadows” and “Bring Them Home.”  These youth are surely our future!  

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