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Good Samaritan Blog: Embracing Our Differences

Good Samaritan Blog: Embracing Our Differences Many various denominations across the country are asking similar questions over the last few weeks: How do we become more inclusive. Almost every major denomination has had ministries or organizations and missions over the last several years specifically around trying to become […]

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Good Samaritan Blog: Heal the Sick

Good Samaritan Blog: Heal the Sick The Health care conversation has been a tried and true fabric in our American society for the last two decades. Just this past week the conversation took a large turn, when the U.S. House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act […]

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Good Samaritan Blog: Let There Be Peace On Earth

Good Samaritan Blog: Let There Be Peace On Earth   In honor and memory of Earth Day, Church Women United reflects on what is means to be a Good Samaritan to our earth. Across our country and world people continue to question whether climate change is real, […]

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Good Samaritan Blog: Ain’t Gonna Study War No More

Good Samaritan Blog: Ain’t Gonna Study War No More     ​War continues to destroy so many innocent lives across the country. The civil war on Syria continues to wreak havoc on the lives of hundreds of thousands of civilian men, women, and children.  With the rise […]

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Good Samaritan Blog: Feeding the Hungry

Good Samaritan Blog: Feeding the Hungry Lately nationwide, a conversation has ensued about the value of food supplemental services, such as Meals on Wheels, after school programs, and other need based food services. The most recently proposed federal budget has cut all funding to these programs, saying […]

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Good Samaritan Blog: Providing Sanctuary

Good Samaritan Blog: Providing Sanctuary   The word sanctuary has been buzzing around churches, cities, and politics lately, especially around issues of immigration. It is one thing to call a church’s house of worship a sanctuary, and another to invoke the word sanctuary to mean a right […]

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Good Samaritan Blog: Advocating for LGBT Persons

Good Samaritan Blog: Advocating for LGBT Persons

Good Samaritan Blog: Advocating for LGBT Persons As many of you might have heard, recently President Trump has repealed Obama’s federal non-discrimination act which protected transgender and gender non-conforming students in schools across the country from bullying and other practices.  Schools across the nation are now relying […]

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Good Samaritan Blog: Advocating Public Education

Good Samaritan Blog: Advocating Public Education Across our nation and the world, conversations debating the quality and kind of education we will see in our country emerge. Charter vs. public education, voucher program vs. public school advocacy, and religious vs. non-religious education are the various debates about […]

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Good Samaritan Blog: Welcoming Women

  Across our nation and the world, conversations regarding women are often degrading, demoralizing, and fraught with attack. Everything from women’s health to women in the work place seems to be causes for debate instead of rights and issues of equality. In recent political conversation, women are […]

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Good Samaritan Blog: Welcoming Our Neighbor

In our national conversation, much is debated about the place and welcome of immigrants. Our media and political coverage often demonizes immigrants and refugees, and points to their religion, race, or ethnicity as reasons why they shouldn’t be trusted. As Church Women United, we believe in welcoming […]

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