Tag Archive: racism

Bishop Holston’s response to a tragedy in our nation

The video images of the events in Charlottesville, Virginia, will remain with us long after we have viewed them. Our newspapers and computer screens are filled with the images of violence. They are deeply disturbing and painful to watch. As a people of faith committed to social justice and opposed to racism and violence, we …

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Annual Conference delegates OK resolutions on LGBTQ youth, lynching, Muslim ban

Delegates to the 2017 South Carolina United Methodist Annual Conference meeting voted Wednesday, June 7, to support resolutions dealing with issues including suicide prevention among LGBTQ youth, President Donald Trump’s proposed Muslim immigration ban, and the legacy of lynching. United MethodistsĀ also backed resolutionsĀ supporting and honoring law enforcement officers and a formal apology from a historically …

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Hispanic/Latino Task Force: Stand up against racism

An open letter to the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church: Grace and peace to you, brothers and sisters! We have seen a very divisive election this year, yet, in our most basic Christian theology, Christ calls us to love God with our entire beings and to love our neighbors as ourselves. We …

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