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Speaking up for global health funding

Members of Congress visited in Connecticut, Massachusetts

Advocacy visits on members of Congress made jointly with Nothing But Nets, Junior Chamber International. read more »

by the Rev. Clayton Childers
on June 25, 2014

‘Malaria can be defeated’

Doctor from Norway says disease causes ‘most distress’ in Congo

Son of medical missionaries says it is inspiring to see church at work promoting health. read more »

by the Rev. Clayton Childers
on June 13, 2014

‘Countdown to Zero: Just Save One’

Conference to address preventing HIV infections, AIDS deaths

International speakers, United Methodist bishops to keynote UMGAF Denver event, Sept. 11-13. read more »

June 13, 2014

‘Recognizing & Responding to Persons with Mental Illness’

April 24 at Silver Spring( Md.) Civic Center

Montgomery County Police providing free training with coordinator of crisis intervention team. read more »

April 22, 2014

2014 legislative priorities

Social justice agency announces congressional advocacy agenda

Rooted in United Methodist Social Principles, priorities include items in recent headlines, some holdovers from 2013. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on April 08, 2014

Bishop Cho’s invocation opens House of Delegates

United Methodist Day at the Virginia General Assembly

250 visit legislators to discuss human trafficking, predatory lending, Medicaid expansion. read more »

by Neill Caldwell
on February 20, 2014

Founding member of Global AIDS Fund to give keynote

Lake Junaluska Peace Conference March 27-30

'Faith, Health & Peace: Seeking the Basic Right to Good Health for All God’s Children' theme of annual event. read more »

by Melanie Threlkeld McConnell
on February 20, 2014

Medicaid and mortality

Some political decisions can be lethal

17,000 people could die because states refuse to expand Medicaid under Affordable Care Act. read more »

by Jennifer Butler
on February 11, 2014

‘Faith, Health & Peace’ March 27–30

Lake Junaluska (N.C.) Peace Conference

Speakers include former director of White House Office of Faith-based & Neighborhood Partnerships. read more »

February 04, 2014

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

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