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Press Release: Religion and Race Board of Directors Holds First Meeting of 2017 February 28, 2017

February 28, 2017 Contact: Selby Ewing, Communications Director (615) 887-8027 sewing@gcorr.org SAN DIEGO — The General Commission on Race and Religion (GCORR), the United Methodist Church-wide agency charged with challenging

United Methodist Racial Justice Agency Plans February 23 Border Crossing to Show Solidarity with Immigrants February 15, 2017

February 15, 2017 Contact: Selby Ewing, Communications Director (615) 887-8027 sewing@gcorr.org WASHINGTON– To demonstrate solidarity with and compassion for migrants around the world, members of the United Methodist agency charged

Welcoming Immigrants: A Moral, Gospel Imperative February 6, 2017

On February 3, 2017, a federal judge in Seattle put a nationwide block on President Donald Trump’s executive order effecting refugees and immigrants. The executive order from U.S. President Donald

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Make Your Voice Heard on Dakota Access Pipeline January 26, 2017

On October 5, 2016, Erin Hawkins, General Secretary of the General Commission on Religion and Race joined Rev. David Wilson, superintendent of the Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference, at Standing Rock

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Press Release January 14, 2017

WASHINGTON D.C. – General Commission on Religion and Race, an agency of The United Methodist Church, will launch the third in a series of TED-styled talk videos entitled Vital Conversations 3:

Council President Addresses “Division and Discord” November 29, 2016

United Methodist Communications Umcpresscenter.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 22, 2016 Washington, D.C.: In a pre-holiday, post-election letter to the people of The United Methodist Church, Bishop Bruce R. Ough, president

GCORR is Hiring! November 24, 2016

GCORR is seeking the following new staff members: Director of Administration and Operations The director of administration and operations will provide administrative oversight of the fiscal, operational, and administrative functions

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Disrespect is Not a Christian Value November 23, 2016

“Come, let us reason together, says the Lord.” The varied responses to the U.S. presidential election is something United Methodist Christians must not ignore. And now, more than ever, we

Vital Conversations
Standing Rock: Be Steadfast in Prayer and in Action November 20, 2016

A United Methodist clergyman is asking Christian and other supporters of Native American protesters at Standing Rock, to keep the pressure on to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline even once

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Commission Leader Calls for Support of Standing Rock Demonstrators November 10, 2016

Members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, along with indigenous people and supporters from the United States and around the world, have gathered at the Standing Rock Reservation in North

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GCORR is building the capacity of The United Methodist Church to be contextually relevant and to reach more people, younger people, and more diverse people as we make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.