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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

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

Re-thinking My Nativity Set

As I began setting up our nativity set, I realized that we often forget to focus on each character and what they actually stand for at this busy time of year. The first characters that I took out of my box were the three wise men. Though they were not... read more »

Posted by tgillespie on December 22, 2014

‘Blooming in the desert’

Ministry sites in New Mexico, Texas visited by social-justice agency delegation

‘It is always a joy to see the way the reign of God is being expressed in the ministries our United Methodist conferences,’ General Board of Church & Society head says. read more »

by the Rev. Clayton Childers
on December 18, 2014

Making climate justice a priority

Peru Methodist Church commits to be proactive on care of creation

World Council of Churches members affirm faith values in addressing impact of climate change. read more »

December 18, 2014

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

#LightForLIMA

Faith groups hold climate vigils

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

December 05, 2014

17 faith groups meet with EPA Administrator

Deliver over 10,000 comments in support of Clean Power Plan

Urge moving forward with proposed standards for existing power plants to reduce carbon pollution as quickly as possible. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on November 22, 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

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