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United Methodist bishops call for a ‘Clean Dream Act’

WASHINGTON – United Methodist bishops are urging the United States Congress to pass a Clean Dream Act that would allow undocumented young people the opportunity to work, receive an education and serve in the U.S. military. In a statement released Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, the bishops said they are praying and urging action for the …

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Windsor UMC lauded as ‘safe haven’ for immigrants

For more than a decade, the community around Windsor United Methodist Church has known the Northeast Columbia church as a congregation committed to opening its doors to strangers – helping those in need from other countries who now live among us. In June, the Commission on Religion and Race of the South Carolina Conference of …

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Bishop Holston’s statement on immigration ban: ‘Make a difference’

“Then the righteous will answer him, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you something to drink? When did we see you a stranger and invite you in, or needing clothes and clothe you? When did we see you sick or in prison and go to visit you?’ …

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