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Ecumenical Advocacy Days to break chains, April 17-20

Panel will feature people working on the frontlines for change

13th annual event will offer prayer, worship, advocacy training, networking and mobilization on ‘Mass Incarceration & Systems of Exploitation.’ read more »

by Carol Fouke-Mpoyo, Church World Service
on January 26, 2015

MLK: We still have a choice today

A UMNS photo by Maile Bradfield. We still have a choice today: nonviolent coexistence or violent coannihilation. We must move past indecision to action. We must find new ways to speak for peace in Vietnam and justice throughout the developing world, a world that borders on our doors. If we... read more »

Posted by General Board of Church and Society on January 19, 2015

Social-justice agency announces staff realignments

Hill to lead advocacy, grassroots organizing; Abrams, Harrison assume roles as Special Assistants to General Secretary

3 changes will enhance mission to accomplish mandate to seek implementation of Social Principles and other commitments on Christian social concerns of denomination. read more »

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

23rd Annual United Methodist Day at General Assembly

Henry-Crowe featured speaker Feb. 5

Virginia UMW, Board of Church & Society sponsor trip to call on legislators, learn about issues, justice. read more »

January 16, 2015

Legislative days in Kansas, Nebraska

Themes ‘Care for Creation,’ ‘Working for Justice’

Great Plains Conference United Methodist Women develops Feb. 8-9, 14 events through ecumenical partnerships. read more »

January 16, 2015

General Board of Church & Society announces staff realignments

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe, general secretary of the United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS), announces that John Hill, director of Economic & Environmental Justice, is promoted to Assistant General Secretary with responsibility for Advocacy & Grassroots Organizing. Two other advocacy directors are... read more»

January 15, 2015

Praying for ‘conversion’ of UMC

Racism most pressing issue confronting denomination

Social-justice advocate says denomination needs to awaken to realities of 21st century to become relevant to needs of the world. read more »

by Gladys Mangiduyos
on January 09, 2015

Obama holds Nashville immigration town hall

Tennessee Justice For Our Neighbors attends

President discusses Executive Order, benefits of immigration, such as helping keep economy vibrant. read more »

by Laura Sonnenmark
on January 09, 2015

114th Congress has 43 United Methodists

Decline of 2 from 113th Congress

United Methodists remain in 3rd place behind Roman Catholics and Baptists, respectively. read more »

by Albert Menendez
on January 09, 2015

Welcome to members of Congress

GBCS executives visit Capitol Hill on first day of 114th Congress

Henry-Crowe, Harrison invite Senators to visit United Methodist Building. read more »

January 09, 2015

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