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Envision no gun violence

Faith community ‘strongest voice’ in debate

Atwood tells Omaha, Neb., congregation white churches especially afraid to mention guns. read more »

by Mary Spurgeon
on May 07, 2015

You can make a difference

Prevent gun violence

Can United Methodists do something to prevent gun violence? YES! read more »

by Bill Mefford
on April 02, 2015

Campus ministries offer support, prayers after shootings

3 Florida State students wounded, assailant slain

‘In time of violent chaos, the Church is called to claim its true purpose: to be a sanctuary, a safe place,’ Florida bishop states. read more »

by Sam Hodges
on November 21, 2014

Another sad day

2 killed, 3 wounded in high-school shooting

‘It is truly a terrible thing to feel such awful familiarity with these acts of violence,’ writes Greater Northwest Area bishop. read more »

by Bishop Grant Hagiya
on November 04, 2014

‘Kingdom Dreams, Violent Realities’

3-session Bible study on gun violence

Free downloadable resource uses Micah 4:1-4 as its scriptural foundation. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on June 25, 2014

Kingdom Dreams, Violent Realities

  Reflections on gun violence from Micah 4:1-4 A 3-session Bible study by Bill Mefford, Director of Civil & Human Rights at the General Board of Church & Society of The United Methodist Church.

Black caucus commits to increase advocacy

General Commission on Religion & Race to monitor progress

Advocacy work outside church’s 4 walls, gives meaning to what’s happening within them, declares BMCR chair. read more »

by Heather Hahn
on May 13, 2014

Paine College president asks for prayers

Shootings put student in hospital

Campus on lockdown for 2 hours after May 4 and 5 shootings until authorities found suspect in dorm. read more »

by Heather Hahn and Kathy Gilbert
on May 13, 2014

The voice of people of faith

A reflection on 1 John 4:8

At its best, religion plays an important role in building community, helping those in need, bringing people together, and being a force for good. read more »

by Jim Winkler
on March 26, 2014

EAD Lobby Day ‘ask’ of Congress

12th national gathering March 21-24: ‘Jesus Weeps’

Christian advocates will focus on gun violence, out-sized military spending. read more »

March 14, 2014

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