Race, social justice and the role of the church in politics all played a role in the first Social Justice Pilgrimage, a day of visiting and learning about United Methodist-associated locales in Baltimore and Washington.
Sarah Mallet was one of the few women authorized by John Wesley as a preacher in early English Methodism. She preached for 55 years, the last of which were marked by opposition to female preachers in her own denomination, until her death at age 82 in 1846.
Bishop Julius C. Trimble shares a Black History Month reflection on three people he believes deserve broader recognition. "The arc of the universe may bend toward justice, however, this is only made possible by people like Claudette Colvin, Abraham Galloway and Althea Gibson."