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Korean and American Korean Methodist church leaders are calling for "healing, reconciliation and peace" amid concerns that the Virginia Tech shootings by a South Korean native could lead to a backlash against Koreans. Read more ...
Source: United Methodist News Service
United Methodists are responding with a message of hope for those affected by the tragedy at Virginia Polytechnic Institute earlier this week. With a grant from UMCOR coupled with matching funds, the Virginia Annual Conference will bring encouragement and healing to Blacksburg and Roanoke residents. Read more ...
Statement by Jim Winkler General Board of Church and Society
Tragedy at Virginia Tech UMC.org
Resources in times of Violence General Board of Discipleship
Resources in times of Grief and Loss General Board of Discipleship