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I grew up learning about the Civil Rights movement and its key figures like Rosa Parks, Malcolm X, Jackie Robinson, and of course Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Even before I began kindergarten and knew how to say his name, I understood Dr. King was super important. After all, he had a day named after him, and all the ...
“I am a commissioned elder and provisional member of the UMC and I am member of the LGBTQ community, that part is not so provisional.  I come here today in the fullness of those two identities because God invited me to come and I said, ‘yes.’ … And you said, ‘yes.’” The Rev. Joan VanDessel, one of two openly LGBTQ ...

Over the past several months, representatives from different parts of our global denomination met with a mediator to try and figure out a way for each group to achieve their very ...
By International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines (ICHRP - Southern CA) LOS ANGELES-- On Sunday, November 3, over 50 U.S.-based groups and rights activists rallied in ...
A recording of the National Plumbline Call Series on MFSA's General Conference Priorities. Joy Prim from the International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines US network ...
A recording of the first National Plumbline Call in a series of calls on MFSA's GC2020 priorities is on the Revised Proposed Social Principles. Rev. Neal Christie, Assistant ...