Category Archives: social justice

Relationships and Faith Series Tackles Complex Issues

On August 12, 2017, Charlottesville Virginia was rocked by the violence that erupted at the Unite-the-Right rally. The hatred on display that day shocked the country and prompted questions about who we are as a nation. At Princeton United Methodist … Continue reading

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Maintaining Hope Through Adversity: Ashleigh Donaldson and Deena Prakash

                      Throughout the country, signs on lawns, banners on buildings, clanging pots and pans, and soaring voices celebrate America’s health care workers’ tireless efforts against the coronavirus. Within the Princeton UMC … Continue reading

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Art Against Racism: Opening Our Doors

Princeton UMC gave strong support to the first Art Against Racism project, founded by Rhinold Ponder and aided by the Bayard Rustin Center for Social Justice and Not in Our Town Princeton. Princeton UMC members hosted the intercongregational breakfast on … Continue reading

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Art Against Racism

  Visual artists of all ages – you are invited to submit your work to “Art Against Racism: Princeton and Beyond,” a project in which PrincetonUMC will participate. Co-sponsored by the Bayard Rustin Center for Social Justice and Create Core … Continue reading

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Continuing Conversation on Race: December 3

NIOT Princeton welcomes anyone who is committed to working towards building genuinely inclusive communities and working for racial justice. For more information, or to ask about volunteering, go to NIOTPrinceton.org or see Barbara Fox. The next Continuing Conversation on Race … Continue reading

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“Stand here beside us” on All Saints Sunday

For the pastoral prayer on All Saints Sunday, we named, saw photos of, and prayed for the saints, a wide variety of them, ranging from winners of the Nobel Peace Prize to martyrs at the Tree of Life synagogue in … Continue reading

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Immigration Rally Held at Elizabeth ICE Detention Center

As the national debate over immigration rages on, a rally was held Saturday at the ICE detention center in Elizabeth. Faith leaders were rallying for immigrants’ rights as more than 400 families wait to be reunited after crossing the United State-Mexico border … Continue reading

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Sermon: Hungering for God, July 22, 2018

What riles you up? Pastor Jenny Smith Walz asked this question on July 22, 2018. Here are some notes from her message, titled “Hungering for God” based on the story of the “rich young ruler” in  Luke 18: 18-30. Jesus … Continue reading

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From Bishop Schol: What is Normal?

A message from Bishop John Schol Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, I write to you with a heavy heart because I know good people of faith will hear different pieces of news coming out of Charlottesville and come to … Continue reading

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See them, hear them — youths talk about race relations

Youth from Princeton and around the nation will talk about race on Saturday morning, April 23. Grace Penn, who attends PrincetonUMC, is the administrator for the Princeton Prize in Race Relations, which has its national conference here. Anyone may attend. … Continue reading

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