Mission and Ministry
Families gather at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Manila, Philippines, to pay tribute to victims of drug-related violence during a memorial service on All Saints’ Day. Photo courtesy of Juliet Solis.

Filipinos call for justice at All Saints' Day gathering

United Methodists host ecumenical prayer event to remember victims of drug-related killings.
People gather for an interfaith prayer vigil at Sixth Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh following a mass shooting at the city's Tree of Life synagogue. Photo by the Rev. Dawn Hand.

United Methodists speak out in wake of synagogue shooting

United Methodists contemplate the proper response to a deadly shooting in a Pittsburgh synagogue.
Social Concerns
Families displaced by attacks from Fulani herdsmen and the Boko Haram terrorist group line up for relief supplies and medical attention at a camp for internally displaced persons in Numan, Nigeria. Photo by the Rev. Ande I. Emmanuel.

United Methodists respond to displaced in Nigeria

Church addresses needs of Nigerian people displaced by violence.
Jose Antonio Marchas Novela recounts the threats of violence that caused him to flee Mexico with his wife, Irlanda Lizbeth Jimenez Rodriguez, and their 1-year-old son, Jose Antonio. The family took shelter at the Christ United Methodist Ministry Center in San Diego while seeking asylum.

Church finds new life as immigrant welcoming center

Christ Ministry Center has offered shelter to more than 6,000 immigrants from around the world since 2016.

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