Abundant life includes health and wholeness, and access to good health care.
At Barrington United Methodist Church, we strive to inspire, encourage and invigorate BUMC's congregants to more fully understand, embrace and live out the Social Principles of the United Methodist Church and to connect BUMC’s ministries of charity and mercy to justice through:
Awareness: Raising awareness of timely
Advocacy: Helping members find ways to use their voices to advocate for social justice, including connections to
Action: Promoting and supporting congregational participation in existing mission opportunities and projects with an emphasis on recognizing and confronting the underlying justice issues that create systems that result in inequity and oppression. Identifying and advocating for societal issues or additional mission opportunities suggested by Church & Society or our congregation; providing a wide variety of ways for individuals and groups to participate at various commitment levels and comfort zones.
Below you are invited to explore some of the issues that are important to us.
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The following list includes local actions aligned with our principles: