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Daily Digest - January 16, 2020

Christians should practice ‘unusual kindness’; Federal ruling blocks anti-refugee order; Honoring MLK through service

Music educator devoted to preserving spirituals

The lifelong goal of musician James W. Story has been to preserve African American spiritual music, which inspired and instructed slaves as they traveled on the underground railroad toward freedom.

Daily Digest - January 13, 2020

Behind-scenes peek of separation plan; Session called on Alaska conference status; Agency examines financial implications of plans

Daily Digest - January 8, 2020

Feinberg kept United Methodist negotiators at table; Aid to displaced in East Congo; Stories of despair, hope in Tijuana

Archivist Dale Patterson retires

Dale Patterson looks backward and forward as he contemplates retirement from the United Methodist Commission on Archives and History.

Daily Digest - January 7, 2020

Resistance to Traditional Plan accelerates; Archivist L. Dale Patterson retires; 'Live' event with separation plan developers

Reaction aplenty to separation plan

United Methodists offer a range of views on proposal that would address divisions over homosexuality by letting traditionalists form their own denomination.

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