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Faith Leaders Say, 'End the Shutdown'
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  NOTE: Faith leaders in the Washington, D.C. region have issued a call to justice and hope in light of the ongoing federal government shutdown in an open letter to President Donald Trump, Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and Senate Leader Mitch McConnell. The letter calls on them to end...

King's message still challenges church today
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This year marks the 90th anniversary of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birth, and the 51st year after his assassination on April 4, 1968, in Memphis, Tenn. As was the case in 1968, the nation and world today are wrought with social, economic, political and religious upheaval. Over the past...

Two Hymns for Advent
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 Few things can move the heart more than music. As we celebrate Advent, the Rev. Fred Crider lifts up two hymns he wrote for the season.   By Fred Crider* “All People Shall See It” is set to the tune “Ash Grove” (see UMH #664 “Sent Forth By...