From June 21-24, clergy, laity, and guests joyfully returned to the TRAC Center in Pasco, Wash., for the 139th session of the Pacific Northwest Annual Conference.
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The risk the white church must take to address racism
“The single greatest obstacle for the white church’s response to racism isn’t silence, it’s being lukewarm. It’s being shallow and timid in how we address racism in the church,” writes The Rev. Eric Mayle.
From children’s song to church anthem
“We Are the Church” is a song for Pentecost, yet the popular hymn almost didn’t make it into The United Methodist Hymnal.
Chance meeting leads to understanding about reparations
A chance meeting between two women leads a white woman whose ancestors owned a rice plantation to think concretely about reparations.