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Endorse Peace & Planet Mobilization

Event April 24-25 for nuclear-free, peaceful, just, sustainable world

Thousands expected to converge on U.N. on eve of Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Conference. read more »

February 23, 2015

Maryland clergy call for clean energy

Urge state legislature to take steps

More than 200 religious leaders will deliver letter to legislators to double reliance by 2025. read more »

February 23, 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

Climate justice pilgrims

Plan to impact COP21 in Paris

Pilgrims want to urge world leaders to produce legally binding and universal agreement at U.N. Climate Change Conference in Paris. read more »

February 02, 2015

Faith organizations assess COP20

Begin planning for COP21 in Paris

Panelists share strategies, lessons learned concerning how they may rejuvenate efforts for global climate justice ahead of COP21. read more »

February 02, 2015

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

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