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 »

Pope Francis’ ‘dynamic’ encyclical

Speaks to climate, ecology of ‘common home’

United Methodist mission head describes it as ‘most-welcomed’ contribution to interfaith conversation. read more »

by Thomas Kemper
on June 29, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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