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Groups that have endorsed United Methodist Divestment from the Israeli occupation

Including United Methodist general boards, annual conferences, and ethnic caucuses, independent UM organizations and organizations beyond the UMC, in the United States, Europe, Israel and Palestine. To see statements of support from these groups,click here.


Israel/Palestine Task Force, California Nevada Annual Conference,

United Methodist Church

General Board of Church and Society
United Methodist Church


General Board of Global Ministries
United Methodist Church
Read their endorsement statement

Baltimore-Washington Annual Conference
United Methodist Church

California-Nevada Annual Conference

United Methodists Church


California-Pacific Annual Conference
United Methodist Church


Desert Southwest Annual Conference
United Methodist Church


Detroit Annual Conference
United Methodist Church


Minnesota Annual Conference
United Methodist Church

New England Annual Conference
United Methodist Church


New York Annual Conference
United Methodist Church

Northern Illinois Annual Conference
United Methodist Church


Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference
United Methodist Church


Pacific Northwest Annual Conference
United Methodist Church


Susquehanna Annual Conference
United Methodist Church

Upper New York Annual Conference
United Methodist Church


Virginia  Annual Conference
United Methodist Church


West Ohio Annual Conference
United Methodist Church

Methodist Federation for Social Action

(MFSA) - national

Board of Church and Society,
Western Pennsylvania Annual Conference
United Methodist Church


Board of Missions and Justice
Florida Annual Conference, United Methodist Church

MARCHA (Methodists Associated Representing the Cause of Hispanic Americans) The Hispanic Caucus of the United Methodist Church and the Methodist Church of Puerto Rico


Black Methodists For Church Renewal
United Methodist Church



Native American International Caucus
United Methodist Chur
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Endorsements      Group Endorsements


Middle East Study Group of central Contra Costa County, California

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Friends of Sabeel-North America (FOSNA) - United States, national
Friends of Sabeel-North America (FOSNA) - Northern California chapter, USA



Jews for Justice for Palestinians - United Kingdom


The US Dominican Palestine Coordinating Committee,  a committee of the Dominican Leadership Conference (DLC). The DLC is comprised of leaders of 29 provinces and congregations of Dominican friars and nuns in the United States.
Read their endorsement statement


Citizens for Justice in the Middle East - Kansas City, USA



Tree of Life Educational Fund - Connecticut, USA

Wesley Christian Social Action Ministry

Urbana Wesley UMC - Urbana, Illinois

​​US Campaign to End the Occupation - United States

A national coalition of 400+ member organizations
Read their email blast to the coalition

Jewish Voice for Peace - United States, national
read their endorsement letter

The Rabbinical Council of Jewish Voice for Peace
Read their endorsement letter
Visit the website,
rabbisletter.org, to watch a video and to learn more about support in the US Jewish community for selective divestment in the United Methodist Church

Rachel Corrie Foundation for Peace & Justice



Kairos Southern Africa
The original Kairos movement, to end South African apartheid

Read their letter of support

Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions-USA
Read their endorsement letter


CODEPINK - United States, national


Coalition of Women for Peace - Israel

National Japanese-American Clergy Caucus, United Methodist Church


WJIECC - Western Jurisdiction Inter-Ethnic Coordinating Committee,
United Methodist Church


WJCCAA - Western Jurisdiction Coordinating Committee on Asian American Ministries, United Methodist Church

United Methodists' Holy Land Task Force, California-Pacific Annual Conference, United Methodist Church