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Creation Justice Ministries endorses ‘commonsense’ plan

People of faith need to be heard on importance of stewardship of God’s creation. read more »

October 20, 2014

Social-justice agency awards Ethnic Local Church grants

CHEVY CHASE, MD. — The Board of Directors of the United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) awarded two Ethnic Local Church Grants at its fall meeting here last month. The board members also engaged each other in extensive dialogue around indigenous peoples, especially on the denomination&rsquo... read more»

October 03, 2014

2 Ethnic Local Church grants awarded

Climate, indigenous peoples focal points of social-justice agency fall meeting

Agency chief executive identifies 7 future concerns mandate must address. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on October 02, 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

‘Things That Make for Peace’

Seminar explores ‘inextricable links of peace, just development’

Intersection of basic needs — food, water, health — with issues of gender, climate insecurity, conflict focus of Church Center for the U.N. peace program. read more »

by Linda Bloom
on October 02, 2014

Curb carbon emissions

Interfaith Summit on Climate Change issues call

30 faith leaders from 21 countries on 6 continents sign statement that urges nations to work ‘constructively towards a far-reaching global climate agreement.’ read more »

October 02, 2014

March for climate-change action

People’s Climate March to send message to U.N. summit

United Methodists hoping to build strong denomination presence in Sept. 21 demonstration. read more »

by Linda Bloom
on August 25, 2014

Today’s buzzword?

Fossil-fuel divestment seems to be gaining momentum

Sept. 10 webinar to look at what it is, what it means. read more »

August 25, 2014

Moral Week of Action

North Carolina, 12 other states stage protests

State capitols target of demonstrators concerned about ongoing extremist legislative attack on poor people, minorities. read more »

August 25, 2014

Young United Methodists adopt petitions for General Conference

Overwhelmingly approve unity statement

Petition concerns include socially responsible investing, environment, human sexuality. read more »

August 15, 2014

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