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US and Mexico Faith and Community Leaders Visiting Unaccompanied Migrant Children Temporary Holding Facility in McAllen, TX

[#theyarechildren] As the Obama Administration prepares to fast-track the deportation of these unaccompanied migrant children against public opinion (Reuters/Ipsos poll), faith and community leaders from both The United States and Mexico will visit a temporary holding facility in McAllen, Texas … Read More

Call to Prayer: Border Crisis & Global Concerns

Bishops Call UMC to Prayer

The Executive Committee of The United Methodist Council of Bishops has called on United Methodists across the connection, “to pray, reflect, and engage in acts of compassion.”

Included in the Bishops’ statement is that the … Read More

Prayer for the Children

The following prayer was delivered by Rev. David Farley, Cal-Pac Director of Justice and Compassion Ministries, The United Methodist Church at a gathering of advocates for unaccompanied migrant children at Port Hueneme, Ventura, CA on Tuesday, July 8, 2014.

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Interfaith Call to Compassion and Prayer for Unaccompanied Migrant Children

Dear colleagues and friends,

We know that many of you join us in being concerned about the urgent humanitarian need at our border and in our communities as thousands of refugee children flee violence and instability, seeking a safe … Read More