General Board of Church & Society petitions to 2016 General Conference

The General Board of Church & Society has submitted the following petitions to the 2016 General Conference. The petitions are in the format that General Conference requires, so in some cases you may need to refer to the 2012 Book of Resolutions or Book of Discipline to comprehend changes. Most petitions include... read more »

Extrajudicial killing of Palestinians condemned

9 human-rights organizations criticize call to shoot

Assert politicians, police have failed to calm public climate of incitement. read more »

October 20, 2015

Where is the courage?

Time passed for halfway solutions, kind words

New leader of Kairos Palestine says occupation transforming into religious conflict. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes
on September 24, 2015

Seminar focuses on peace, reconciliation

Social-justice agency conducts 6th seminar in DRC

65 participants from the South Congo Episcopal Area focus on understanding conflict, sound biblical references. read more »

by Leonard Kabwita Kayombo
on September 24, 2015

Joint Prayer for Peaceful Reunification of Korean Peninsula

Annual observance on Sunday prior to Aug. 15

‘National Campaign for Peaceful Settlement in Korea’ also launched this summer. read more »

July 28, 2015

South Korea pilgrimage by young adults

'Parallels of Peace, Pathways to Justice,' July 1-11

Mississippi, South Carolina Peace with Justice coordinators work with GBCS to set up 10-day fact-finding journey. read more »

by Jillian Abballe
on June 17, 2015

Peace bid for war-torn South Sudan

Tragic conflict moves into 18th month

World Council of Churches endorses faith leaders' efforts for sustainable peace. read more »

June 15, 2015

World Week for Peace in Palestine Israel 2015

Theme: ‘God has broken down the dividing walls’

Sept. 20-26 to be week of advocacy in support of end to illegal occupation of Palestine and just peace for all in Palestine and Israel. read more »

May 22, 2015

Tell Congress to advocate for Palestinian children

Congressional briefing June 2 in Capitol Visitors Center

June 1, International Day for Protection of Children, interfaith vigil in U.S. Capitol for Palestinian children in Israeli detention. read more »

May 22, 2015

Love’s redeeming work

‘Beyond inhumane' Yarmouk Refugee Camp just got worse

Phrase in familiar Easter hymn hard to sing this year, let alone to add ‘Allelujah!’ read more »

by Susanne Hoder
on April 13, 2015

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