Methodist Federation for Social Action
Website: www.mfsaweb.org ; Facebook: Methodist Federation for Social Action
united methodist agencies
General Board of Church and Society: website: umc-gbcs.org
General Commission on Religion and Race: website: gcorr.org GCORR has a video series of discussion starters on topics related to race, called Vital Conversations. People who have used it recommend it highly.
General Commission of the Status and Role of Women: website:gcsrw.org
Interfaith Movement for Immigrant Justice (IMIrJ) website: imirj.org A local group, headquartered in Portland, that works with churches to support immigrants in our communities and to become sanctuary churches. Their website has an extensive list of resources.
Reconciling Ministries Network (RMN) website: rmnetwork.org RMN works for full inclusion of LGBTQ people in the life and ministry of the church. Local group is Oregon-Idaho Reconciling United Methodists (O-I RUMs) website: oirums.org
United Methodist Kairos Response (UMKR) website: kairosresponse.org UMKR works to build support for justice for all the Palestinian people. This work is based on the Kairos Palestine document which you can read here, written by Palestinian Christian leaders in 2009.
recommended books and videos
Fear of the Other by William Willimon