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Young adult summer internship deadlines

For ages 18-22 from United Methodist minority caucuses, Central Conferences

Social justice work placements May 27-Aug. 1 in U.S. capital available to racial/ethnic minorities. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on October 20, 2014

Ethnic Local Church grants deadline Jan. 10

$48,500 awarded to 4 ministries in 2014

Grants strengthen local churches through education, advocacy or leadership development in social justice. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on October 10, 2014

2015 Human Relations Day Grants deadline

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Jan. 10 is the deadline to apply for a Human Relations Day Grant from the United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS). The grants are to support ministries that respond to non-violent young offenders through education, advocacy or leadership training and development. Grant funds are... read more»

October 08, 2014

2015 Ethnic Local church grants deadline

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Jan. 10 is the deadline to apply for an Ethnic Local Church Grant from the United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS). The grants are to strengthen ethnic/minority local churches through education, advocacy or leadership development as they engage in social justice. GBCS has... read more»

October 08, 2014

‘Season for Change’ 4-week, downloadable Advent study on HIV/AIDS

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) has a new four-week Advent Bible study that addresses the HIV pandemic and its relationship to other social concerns. The study, “The Season for Change — An Advent Study on HIV/AIDS & Social Justice... read more»

October 06, 2014

2 Ethnic Local Church grants awarded

Climate, indigenous peoples focal points of social-justice agency fall meeting

Agency chief executive identifies 7 future concerns mandate must address. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on October 02, 2014

Curb carbon emissions

Interfaith Summit on Climate Change issues call

30 faith leaders from 21 countries on 6 continents sign statement that urges nations to work ‘constructively towards a far-reaching global climate agreement.’ read more »

October 02, 2014

Pinwheels for peace

International Day of Prayer for Peace Sept. 21

Children’s toy taking on added significance as instrument to inspire peace advocacy. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on September 12, 2014

The pastor’s call to speak out

Positive, effective preaching on challenging issues can be challenging

Pastors are supposed to engage bringing healing and wholeness to a broken world. read more »

by the Rev. Clayton Childers
on September 12, 2014

Abballe joins social-justice agency

Program Associate for U.N. & International Affairs office in New York City

Will serve as alternate representative at U.N., in non-governmental committees and civil-society networks. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on September 12, 2014

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