United Methodists respond to Baltimore riots


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Theology and Education
A man breaks a window as supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump storm the U.S. Capitol building in Washington on Jan. 6, 2021. Discipleship Ministries is offering a new Courageous Conversations resource to help United Methodists talk about Christian nationalism in a respectful way. REUTERS/Leah Millis.

Discussing Christian nationalism — carefully

Discipleship Ministries is offering a new Courageous Conversations resource to help United Methodists talk about Christian nationalism in a respectful way.
Social Concerns
Jean Tshomba, coordinator of the United Methodist Committee on Relief's disaster management office in East Congo, explains to displaced people where the aid comes from and how it is distributed at Kalinda Stadium in the Mulekera commune in Beni, Congo. UMCOR provided almost $100,000 USD for food and other relief. Photo by Philippe Kituka Lolonga, UM News.

UMCOR aids displaced people in Congo

Tensions remain high as rebels target civilians, threatening lives and livelihoods and killing scores of people.
Local Church
Members of Centenary UMC in Metuchen, New Jersey, celebrate diversity and the love of God through service and community. Photo courtesy of Centenary United Methodist Church.

Ask The UMC: How may United Methodists observe Heritage Months?

Because most United Methodist congregations in the US are mono-ethnic, it's important for them to take care when observing history or heritage months of races and cultures different from theirs.