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No Sanctions, Support Diplomacy

International negotiators have agreed to continue working to reach a peaceful resolution to the Iranian nuclear negotiations. While the talks continue, Iran's nuclear program will remain frozen. The U.S. and our international partners have agreed to no additional sanctions. Call your members of Congress and tell them to... read more »

Posted by Mark Harrison on December 08, 2014

The Church must be an example of social change

Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe In light of recent decisions by grand juries in Missouri and New York, as well as the growing concern regarding ongoing police violence in some communities, the General Board of Church and Society has issued the following statement: Christians are called to witness to the reconciling... read more »

Posted by Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe on December 05, 2014

Support Immigrant Families: Expand Deferred Action

We need YOU to call your member of Congress NOW! Tell Congress that you support President Obama using his authority to expand deferred action to immigrant families! Call 1-888-427-0530; use our sample script: Tell Congress: "My name is _______ and I'm from (City, State, Congregation, Community). As... read more »

Posted by Emma Escobar on December 02, 2014

Commendable ‘critical first step’

Letter to Obama on immigration executive order

Social-justice agency welcomes actions extending deferred status, ending ‘Secure Communities.’ read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on November 22, 2014

From snapshots to portrait

United Methodist Filipinos reflect on Social Principles

2-day discussion articulates issues ‘at once local and global,’ whether too U.S.-centered or geographically narrow. read more »

by Fort Nicolas
on November 22, 2014

Challenge accepted

Young-adult missionaries took to the streets of Denver, Colo., this month during "Imagine What's NEXT" to spread words of inspiration via chalk and sidewalks,  Nov. 7-9, a few of us who are missionaries traveled to Denver, Colo., for “Imagine What’s NEXT,” a gathering to... read more »

Posted by Dave Johnson on November 18, 2014

A call to action for United Methodists

Eradicate circumstances that lead to crises such as Ebola

Social-justice agency urges faith-filled determination to prevent future recurrences of such crises, dedicates webpage, will host Nov. 21 conference call. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on November 14, 2014

Bread issues challenge to new Congress

Prays members will work to end hunger

Declares top priority will be scheduled reauthorization of U.S. child-nutrition programs. read more »

November 13, 2014

Social-justice agency calls for eradicating circumstances that lead to crises such as Ebola

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United Methodist General Board of Church & Society has issued a call to the denomination to respond with faith-filled determination to prevent future recurrences of crises such as that caused by Ebola. The statement emphasizes that the underlying causes that enabled Ebola to move from... read more»

November 10, 2014

Sign Voting Rights Amendment Act

Clergy asked to endorse open letter to Congress

Interfaith letter says critical legislation will prevent discriminatory voting practices. read more »

November 04, 2014

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