The Role of Faith Communities in Criminal Justice Reform

April 8, 2017 marks the 153rd anniversary of the United States Senate passing the 13th Amendment, which abolished slavery in America, except in instances of criminal punishment. Join Gethsemane United Methodist Church for a film viewing of Ava Duvernay’s award-winning documentary 13th, which explores slavery, Jim Crow, and criminalization as links in a chain of […]

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Domestic Violence and the Church

Did you know that every 9 seconds in the United States, a woman is assaulted or beaten? Or that on average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States? In Awareness for Church Folk, Dr. Arthuree McLaughlin Wright, a deacon in the Baltimore-Washington Conference,  a volunteer with Women’s […]

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