JFON assists Julio

Justice For Our Neighbors West Michigan helps a young man receive his work permit.   Julio was brought to the United States in 2005, when he was only 13 years old. Unfortunately, he did not find a welcoming land of opportunity here, but was instead terrorized and exploited by an abusive uncle. Julio was not

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Room at the Inn

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At the request of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Tucson churches are taking in asylum seekers.

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Circuit riders on wheels

Wayne Bank, Detroit Conference layman, joins Bishop Laurie Haller pedaling across Iowa.

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Overcoming fear, bonding with others

Bishop William H. Willimon’s new book examines the “biology of fear” and the Christian response.

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Pet peeves of a church visitor

Churches need their most positive and smiling personalities on their front lines.

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Mission is brewing in Georgia

Two United Methodists operate an artisanal coffee company that supports mission.

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Preacher in the kitchen

Rev. Liliana Padilla draws new people to historic Hispanic church for free breakfast and Bible study.

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‘Praygrounds’ let children come

Two Michigan congregations featured in this month’s Interpreter Magazine.

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World is our Parish

Bishop David Bard writes a pastoral letter to the Michigan Area on welcoming refugees.

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Get fit together

Keeping up a fitness routine can be rough, but some United Methodist churches offer ways to stay strong.

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