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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Good Samaritan Blog: Advocating for LGBT Persons As many of you might have heard, recently President Trump has repealed Obama’s federal non-discrimination act which protected transgender and gender non-conforming students in schools across the country from bullying and other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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How Long O Lord – A Theology of Grieving in Light of Police Brutality

In the aftermath of yet another shooting by police brutality towards innocent Black Americans and now also innocent police officers in a horribly misguided act of retaliation​, I notice a creeping sense of hopelessness and helplessness surround my friends and family.  Two deaths at routine stops and […]

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Church Women Do More Than Just Pray

Church Women Do More Than Just Pray   Church Women United is an ecumenical organization of church women, dedicated to racial and social justice. In our work, we certainly do more than just pray. We organize, recognize, worship, and we consistently stand for justice. Throughout the years, […]

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Church Women United Mourns the Orlando Tragedy

The women of Church Women United are grieving today after the shooting at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando Florida. We are distraught and angry that this is yet another mass shooting in a long series of shooting over the past years. We are also saddened by […]

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Faith Matters in the Black Lives Matter Conversation

In the article, “You look like a Thug!” by Rev. Alonzo Johnson, he talks about overhearing someone say, “Look at him, he doesn’t look like a pastor; he looks like a thug!” While many of us might find this surprising or even shocking to say to an […]

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