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A gentle giant of justice

The Rev. Wes Yamaka died March 12

Acclaimed artist served social-justice agency as Conference Relations director for 9 years. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on March 25, 2015

Meeting ‘heart people’

Young clergy forum proves inspirational for N.J. woman

60 clergy from 33 conferences learn about justice ministries, each other’s pastoral challenges, importance of staying united. read more »

by Jeff Wolfe
on March 25, 2015

Insure Tennessee’s 2nd chance

Moral Day of Action planned in Knoxville March 30

Goal to provide visible reminder that 280,000 uninsured Tennesseans not invisible to everyone. read more »

March 25, 2015

$120,000 in grants approved

Henry-Crowe identifies 5 challenges to denomination

Board addresses Native American issues, gender-based violence, United Methodist Building history, report on Social Principles consultations. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on March 16, 2015

Break the chains

We’re building a movement to end mass incarceration

Next big step is happening at Ecumenical Advocacy Days, April 17-20. read more »

by Bill Mefford
on March 16, 2015

Ferguson faith leader will keynote EAD

African Methodist Episcopal Church pastor to address mass incarceration April 17

Blackmon has been ministering on the frontline of the Ferguson demonstrations since the beginning. read more »

March 16, 2015

Abolish Texas death penalty

More than 550 faith leaders sign statement

Interfaith Statement of Opposition to the Death Penalty endorsed by leaders from 25 different faith traditions statewide, including United Methodists. read more »

March 16, 2015

‘Real-life, practical divinity center’

United Methodist Building on Capitol Hill 91 years of age

Site of justice, liberation and peace not only for Methodists, but for all people worldwide, points out head of United Methodist Archives. read more »

by the Rev. Alfred Day III
on March 09, 2015

Baltimore-Washington Lobby Day

Annual event a partnership of Board of Church & Society, UMW

Updates on legislation, advocacy opportunities will be in Annapolis March 19. read more »

March 09, 2015

TAKE ACTION: Save Kelly Gissendaner’s Life

United Methodists believe in restorative justice United Methodists have advocated against capital punishment since 1956. And sadly, we still have capital punishment in place in far too many places in the world — including Georgia, where United Methodists and all people of faith have been working to stop the execution... read more »

Posted by Bill Mefford on March 04, 2015

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