In the love of Christ, who came to save those who are lost and vulnerable, we urge the creation of a genuinely new system for the care and restoration of victims, offenders, criminal justice officials, and the community as a whole, Restorative justice grows out of biblical authority, which emphasizes a right relationship with God, self and community. When such relations are violated or broken through crime, opportunities are created to make things right."

Resolution to create Restorative and Transformative Justice Committee passed June 9, 2014


Click here to read Resolution 700.05


Chair: Rev. Richard Mosley Jr.


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    The North Central Jurisdiction College of Bishops and Directors of Connectional Ministry meeting together in Columbus, Ohio on September 20, 2017, issued the following statement: Events in recent weeks in our country have made evident the deep persistence of racism in our society. As United Methodist leaders, we commit ourselves to continuing our on-going work…


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