Bishop Gwinn, Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño (Desert Southwest Conference), and the Council of Bishops asks all United Methodists to join them as a committed people in the fight for comprehensive, just, and Christ-centered, immigration reform. In such manner, all United Methodist are invited to participate in the Isaiah 58 National Solidarity Vigil and Fast that will begin on June 6, 2010 and continue with constant prayer and public witness through July 28. The North Carolina Conference prayer and action will take place on week 7, July 18-24. During the week, congregations are invited to in constant prayer and action. Possibilities include taking prayers to the streets, standing as witnesses outside the statehouse, detention center, school, and other places where the brokenness of our immigration system is most apparent. For more information, please see: National Solidarity Vigil and Fast For information on the United Methodist stance on just and comprehensive immigration reform, please see: Immigration Reform
You can download an excellent free Christ-centered immigration reform study-guide, “For You Once Were a Stranger” at: Christian Immigration Study.