President’s order on immigration sparks response

A Jan. 29, 2017 protest in Boston's Copley Square. Photo by Evan Robinson-Johnson.

January 31, 2017

President Trump’s Jan. 27, 2017 executive order on immigration has prompted response from our denomination along with other faith leaders and advocacy groups.

Here are some of those responses:

United Methodist Council of Bishops President Bruce R. Ough has issued a statement on behalf of the council. Read the statement

The Northeastern Jurisdiction College of Bishops has released a letter and prayers. Read them here.

Bishop Sudarshana Devadhar is among the leaders who have signed “A Joint Letter from Massachusetts Heads of Church on the Executive Action Suspending Refugee Resettlement.”

Bishop Devadhar is also among the faith leaders featured in a Jan. 30, 2017 story in the Boston Globe. Read the story
National Justice for Our Neighbors has written: “What can I do? Rising Together to Defeat the Ban”