Tag: Social Justice

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Black Lives Matter

June 7, 2020 We, the appointed clergy of Manchester United Methodist Church, mourn the tragic killings of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, and countless other persons of color who, for generations, have been victimized by violence and injustice. We confess that in the privilege of our whiteness we have failed to consistently and adequately…
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No Hate Yard Signs

“We love because God first loved us. Those who say, “I love God,” and hate their brothers or sisters, are liars; for those who do not love a brother or sister whom they have seen, cannot love God whom they have not seen.” – 1 John 4:19-20 Let’s Take a Stand Against Hate There is…
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Century 3

Century 3

Making a Difference for Christ. 2020 Visioning Summary In the year 2026, Manchester United Methodist Church will begin “Century 3” as a congregation. After 200 years of faithful ministry, Manchester UMC is poised to launch into our third century with renewed energy and purpose. To embrace this historic moment, in October of 2020 Manchester United…
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black mothers, mother 2 mother

Mother 2 Mother

Sunday, January 27, 2019, 12:15-3 p.m. Open to the Public Mother 2 Mother was a conversation with black mothers to the white community about “The Talk” with their black sons. The mothers shared the challenges and dangers of raising black sons in today’s world. Hosted by Manchester UMC’s Racial Justice team in preparation for Martin…
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Social Justice

Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves; ensure justice for those being crushed. Yes, speak up for the poor and helpless, and see that they get justice. Proverbs 31:8-9 (NLT) United Methodists have a rich history and concern for social justice. Inspired by Jesus’ ministry to the poor and marginalized, we continue the work…
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