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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

The Season for Change

The Season for Change: An Advent Study on HIV/AIDS and Social Justice Advocacy This Advent Bible Study is intended to give churches, Sunday school classes, small groups, intentional faith communities, college ministry programs, etc. the opportunity to learn about the HIV epidemic and how it affects and... read more »

Posted on September 11, 2014

Turning abstract into reality

United Methodists visit border detention facility in Texas

Strategies discussed on how to respond in ministry to crisis created by unaccompanied children. read more »

by Sam Hodges
on September 02, 2014

‘United Methodist Church made me who I am’

Grandparents, parents modeled commitment to God and common good

God's call from earliest visits to grandparents’ homes to today has been to increase consciousness about lessening injustices. read more »

by Susan Burton, Director of Women’s & Children’s Advocacy, General Board of Church & Society
on September 02, 2014

Malaria advocates visit Congress members

Imagine No Malaria, Nothing But Nets join BzzzTour in Seattle

Anti-malaria coalition visits offices of members of U.S. House, Senate to urge robust global-health spending. read more »

by Julia Frisbie
on September 02, 2014

A walk together in holy justice, peace

Conflict, warfare not holy in Middle East or elsewhere

We are on a prayer quest for peace, justice in land with holy roots, possibilities. read more »

by Thomas Kemper
on September 02, 2014

William McElvaney, social-justice advocate, dies at 86

President of Saint Paul School of Theology, Distinguished Alumnus at Perkins

‘Tireless prophet’ repeatedly took bold stands to lift up those who often most marginalized in society. read more »

by Sam Hodges
on September 02, 2014

Escobar joins social-justice agency

Will lead immigration-reform grassroots organizing

Will advocate denomination’s policy positions on Capitol Hill, communicate to grassroots teams, congregations. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on August 25, 2014

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