Faith in Action

  • 2014 legislative priorities

    Rooted in United Methodist Social Principles, priorities include items in recent headlines, some holdovers from 2013. Read More
  • ‘We do not teach justice by being unjust’

    Senate Democrats discuss commonsense drug-sentencing reform, criticize impact of mandatory-minimum sentences. Read More
  • Bishop Dyck arrested in Chicago

    10 United Methodists among 40 persons arrested for blocking ICE offices. Read More
  • In pursuit of ‘living wage’

    United Methodist pastor sees idea of living wage rather than minimum wage making difference for most vulnerable. Read More

2014 legislative priorities

Social justice agency announces congressional advocacy agenda

Rooted in United Methodist Social Principles, priorities include items in recent headlines, some holdovers from 2013. read more»

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action on April 08, 2014

‘We do not teach justice by being unjust’

Penalties must be appropriate to crime, social justice agency head tells senators

Senate Democrats discuss commonsense drug-sentencing reform, criticize impact of mandatory-minimum sentences. read more»

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action on April 08, 2014

Bishop Dyck arrested in Chicago

Protests deportations by Obama administration

10 United Methodists among 40 persons arrested for blocking ICE offices. read more»

by Kathy Gilbert on April 08, 2014

In pursuit of ‘living wage’

Labor, community advocates, faith communities lead adoption of $15 minimum SeaTac wage

United Methodist pastor sees idea of living wage rather than minimum wage making difference for most vulnerable. read more»

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action on April 08, 2014

Prayer vigil at Conroe, Texas, prison

United Methodist pastor concerned for detainees on hunger strike

Strikers demand better food, end to overcrowding, just treatment in privately run prison. read more»

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action on April 08, 2014

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