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New Social Principles bulletin inserts

'Information Technology,' 'Media Violence,' 'Sexual Orientation,' 'Tobacco' added

Free resource downloadable from General Board of Church & Society website offers 36 Social Principles. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on January 15, 2014

Missin’ Out on May Day?!

On May 1st of 1999 I left Manila, Philippines early in the morning, somewhat frustrated that I will miss out on May Day workers’ rallies and actions. I was headed for a meeting of the UMC Concern for Workers Task Force in Oregon. After I checked into the hotel and... read more »

Posted by Rev. Dr. Israel Alvaran on May 01, 2012

Help Us Build An Economy For All

I am honored and excited to be a part of a church that has actively called for justice in the workplace and a living wage for over one hundred years! I’m reminded of this commitment each morning when I arrive at The Methodist Building and read the words... read more »

Posted by John Hill on April 20, 2012

2008 legislative priorities report

AIDS funding, SCHIP highlight advocacy successes

Iraq war, poverty and global warming initiatives among disappointments. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on February 23, 2009

Illegal Diamond Trade Funds War in Sierra Leone

Jim Winkler speaks at the Africa Action Baraza

Peace cannot be sustained in Sierra Leone until controls are imposed on the illegal selling of diamonds used to finance its civil war, according to a recent study. read more »

June 30, 2005