Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Recommended Readings: United Methodist Migration Events

Migration has continued to be an important focus for the mission and ministry of The United Methodist Church around the world. As such, there have been a number of recent and upcoming events related to migration at global, national, and local levels. Here's a rundown:

An interagency workshop on March 31, convened by Bishop Minerva CarcaƱo, head of the United Methodist Immigration Task Force

A migration seminar on March 30, organized by Global Ministries

The National Gathering on Immigration held March 11-14, sponsored by the Immigration Task Force

A vital conversation on March 21, sponsored by GCORR

A community conversation on March 21, hosted by Florida Bishop Ken Carter

A rally and prayer vigil on April 1, sponsored by the Wisconsin Annual Conference

The General Secretary's address on April 20 at the Global Ministries Board of Directors meeting

Immigration clinics on April 29 and April 30, sponsored by the California-Pacific Annual Conference

An upcoming workshop for local churches on May 6, sponsored by the San Antonio Region Justice for Our Neighbors (SARJFON)

A Lenten study series, held by Federal Way UMC, Auburn, WA

An ongoing series of citizenship classes, hosted by Chevy Chase UMC, Chevy Chase, MD

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