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 »

Christians and Earth Day

‘You can’t love God and ignore the Earth’

Taking care of the world is not just an ecological issue, but a moral and spiritual issue. read more »

by Susan Passi-Klaus
on April 24, 2015

Women combat climate change

Webinar explores intersections of women with climate

Healthy Families, Healthy Planet co-hosts ‘Sacred Worth, Sacred Earth’ with Sierra Club. read more »

by Katie Kraft
on February 10, 2015

Faith groups promote climate justice

COP 20 aims to mitigate greenhouse-gas emissions, adapt to climate change

United Methodists join Lima, Peru, gathering to attain just, binding instrument to replace Kyoto Protocol of 1997. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on December 05, 2014


Faith groups hold climate vigils

Global, multi-faith campaign glows as world leaders meet in Lima, Peru, for negotiations. read more »

December 05, 2014

40-day climate walk ends on typhoon anniversary

‘We can't afford to lose this battle for humanity’

By highlighting vulnerable countries like the Philippines, marchers hope to encourage confronting global climate-change crisis. read more »

by Gladys Mangiduyos
on November 13, 2014

Fiji Methodist takes voyage to Australia

Will attend World Parks Congress

4 vessels represent Pacific voice on securing sustainable future for oceans, islands, people and heritage of region. read more »

November 13, 2014

400,000 people march for climate

United Methodists from around world take part

‘We decided to invite ourselves to crash this [U.N.] party,’ declares organizer McKibben. read more »

by Linda Bloom
on October 02, 2014

Faithful call on climate change

Sign petition declaring moral obligation to act with urgency

U.N. Climate Summit to catalyze action on climate change prior to 2015 framework convention. read more »

July 11, 2014

Book explores link between food, faith

‘Real Good Food’ presents justice perspective

Emory’s Ayres says taste important, but so is history of how food was produced and distributed. read more »

February 04, 2014

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