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Members of Humboldt Park United Methodist Church in Chicago joined in an ecumenical Las Posadas procession. The re-enactment of Mary and Joseph’s search for safe lodging carries special resonance for at least one family at the church. Photo courtesy of the Rev. Paula Cripps-Vallejo.

How an immigrant family found room at the inn

Las Posadas is the Mexican tradition of re-enacting Joseph and Mary’s search for safe lodging for Christ’s birth. For one family, the tradition has special resonance.

Bishop grapples with great needs and growth

Bishop Kasap Owan leads more than 1 million United Methodists in Congo and Zambia. He aspires for them to become self-sustaining but needs help.
Ndume Olatushani, a death row exonoree, is one of the artists whose work is included in Stations of the Cross opening in Washington during Lent. Using chicken wire, Olatushani molds the jumpsuits into prisoners bowed and writhing in agony from being confined. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

Artist works to disrupt ‘cradle to prison’ pipeline

Ndume Olatushani is one of the artists whose work is included in Stations of the Cross opening in Washington during Lent.

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