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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

Word from Winkler — At what cost?

There is no glory to be found in the destruction of God’s Creation, no matter how many members we add. read more »

by Jim Winkler, General Secretary, General Board of Church and Society
on December 09, 2013

Creation Justice Ministries

National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Program to branch off on own

Ministry focus remains working through education, training and public witness to protect God’s people and planet. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on July 18, 2013

UMW commends Obama on climate plan

Praises large-scale changes proposed, but concerns remain

Need to transform economy, energy needs and sources, and relationship with natural world. read more »

July 18, 2013

2013 legislative priorities

Immigration reform, reducing gun violence, ‘moral federal budget,’ combating human trafficking targeted

Priorities support Christian social concerns and represent areas to which the faith community can bring a unique voice to the legislative process. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on February 19, 2013

National Preach in on Global Warming, Feb. 8-10

Rally for climate action Feb. 17 on national mall

Faith-based organizations urging administration, Congress to move boldly on climate change. read more »

February 04, 2013

Faith and Facts Cards

Two-sided study card with Biblical references, United Methodist Social Principles and resolutions, facts regarding the issue, and steps you and your church can take to make a difference. Vist our store to order cards.

Climate Justice

The crisis facing God's earth is clear. We, as stewards, have failed to live into our responsibility to care for creation and have instead abused it in ways that now threaten life around the planet. As a matter of stewardship and justice, Christians must take action now to reduce... Read More

2012 legislative priorities

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) has set its 2012 legislative priorities for the 112th U.S. Congress. The priorities include several holdovers from 2011, including advocacy for immigration reform, a clean energy future and fully funding international family planning. The priorities support social... read more»

March 16, 2012