Around The Movement - 7.12.19
Grace and peace to you!
After a quiet 4th of July Week, we return with updates on the movement - The most encouraging piece of news has been the $50,000 grants awarded by United Methodist Women to The Trevor Project and the Tyler Clementi Foundation, both organizations which focus on reducing teen suicide in the LGBTQ+ community. We’re continually grateful for the ministry of United Methodist Women and their tireless stand for justice.
In the links below, you’ll find analysis on that story from Jeremy Smith, an update on the crisis at the border, and good news from our fellow Methodists across the pond, as well as next steps for being part of the movement.
Weekly Blog Roundup
Why is UMW’s $50k gift to the Trevor Project such a big deal? - from Hacking Christianity
GC2020 Petition Submission Opens - from FLUMC
Bishop Easterling Releases Ruling of Law on Ordinations - from UM-Insight
2 Bishops Offer Plan For Denomination’s Future - From UMNS
British Methodists Move Toward Conducting Same-Sex Marriages - from The Church Times
Liberation Theology: An Interview with Yale Professor Erika Helgen - from Yale Divinity
Too Gay for God? - BBC Documentary
United Methodists, World Methodists Urged to Aid Immigrants - from UM-Insight
Lights of Liberty (July 12th) Locations Post - from UMCNextFL
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