Monthly Archives: April 2019

May 23, 2019: Rev. Paul Jeffrey, Photojournalist, at Almaden Hills UMC

Paul JeffreyAlmaden Hills United Methodist Church will bid adieu and wish Paul fantastic new adventures!

The Rev. Paul Jeffrey is a United Methodist missionary photojournalist who travels the world covering disasters, poverty and war. He has filed stories from more than 75 countries, writing about everything from hurricanes to health care, from massacres to indigenous rights, from refugees to ecumenism. In the course of his work, Paul has been trapped in combat, tear-gassed and shot at, taken prisoner by soldiers, beaten by police, and gotten sick from what he calls “every intestinal disorder known to modern science.” He’s also had what he terms the “privilege of witnessing the poor become subjects of their own history rather than the objects of someone else’s history.” Continue reading

May 4, 2019: Conference UMW Social Action Event – School to Prison Pipeline

Youth in jailWhat can we do to help youth escape the “school to prison pipeline”?  And what is this pipeline, anyway?  Learn about this difficult situation from experts in the field – Dr. Charles Tinsley, Director of the “Getting Out of Dodge” Ministry, and Sammy Nunez, Chair First Families San Joaquin, and others.

This California-Nevada Conference UMW event is open to all.  Registration fee is $20. Continue reading