Let’s Be the Church that Models Human Dignity

Growing up in North Carolina and south Georgia, one of our family pastimes was watching sports, especially basketball, baseball and football. Sitting in my grandfather’s lap, I heard endless stories about great players whom he respected because they were giving back to the community. Football games were gathering... read more »

Posted by Susan Burton on January 30, 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

Vote to end gaming expansion

Massachusetts faith leaders condemn state’s gambling policy

Call state sponsorship of casino gambling ‘regressive, damaging policy’ that perpetuates inequality. read more »

November 04, 2014

Why I switched to CVS

CVS did something amazing: stopped selling cigarettes

CVS made a conscious decision to sacrifice significant profits to stand for social good. read more »

by the Rev. Clayton Childers
on August 15, 2014

‘Biblical & Theological Foundations of Health & Wholeness’

Conference call Aug. 19 will explain value of ‘Grid’ in planning

Social-justice agency Health & Wholeness team will lead interactive discussion. read more »

August 15, 2014

Why I switched to CVS

I recently switched pharmacies. I decided to cast my lot with CVS – despite my upbringing. You see, my grandmom, Mimi, was a Walgreens shopper from way back. I have many fond memories of going there as child. “Need to stop at Walgreens” often meant, “Clayton&rsquo... read more »

Posted by The Rev. Clayton Childers on August 15, 2014

‘It Takes Faith,’ July 29

Addressing tobacco use within the faith community

Faith United Against Tobacco, Centers for Disease Control presenting webinar. read more »

July 11, 2014

2014 legislative priorities

Social justice agency announces congressional advocacy agenda

Rooted in United Methodist Social Principles, priorities include items in recent headlines, some holdovers from 2013. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on April 08, 2014

Building safe communities

Seminar provides ‘open space’ to discuss importance of relationships in addressing problems

GBCS, SPSARV provide training in Manila on community organizing, developing substance-abuse programs. read more »

by Albert Otshudi Longe
on January 27, 2014

God calls us to do justice

Human Relations Day 2014

Theressa Hoover UMC, Little Rock, Ark., believes God calls it to life-changing, radical ministry. read more »

January 15, 2014

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