MFSA: where Progressive United Methodists connect with one another and turn their faith into action

MISSION: to mobilize, lead and sustain a progressive United Methodist movement, energizing people to be agents of God’s justice, peace and reconciliation.

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News & Views

  • Thanksgiving, K-Mart, and Methodism
    When the Methodist Federation for Social Action was established in 1907, our founders worked to write the first Methodist Social Creed, based in economic principles of living wages, fair employment pr […]
  • Returning to Jerusalem
    I went to sleep last night with honking horns from a traffic jam outside our hotel. The traffic here is worse than Washington, DC at rush hour. The new highways in, around, through and under Jerusalem […]
  • PRESS RELEASE: Judicial Council Upholds Schaefer Reinstatement
    WASHINGTON, DC – October 27, 2014- In a decision released this morning, the Judicial Council of The United Methodist Church (UMC) has upheld the decision of the Committee on Appeals and Rev. Frank Sch […]
  • Lay Marriage
    This weekend I had the privilege of officiating one of the first same-sex weddings in North Carolina. Earlier in the week I was inspired by Chett Pritchett's (executive director of Methodist Fede […]
  • I Guess I am the Marrying Kind
    For months I’ve been wrestling with a calling, a calling which started 4 years ago when my seminary friends Katie and Rhiannon asked me to officiate their wedding. It was June, it was Atlanta, it was […]

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