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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

Peace Conference to explore health care

‘Faith, Health & Peace: Seeking the Basic Right to Good Health for All God’s Children’

International leadership team to participate at March 27-30 event in Lake Junaluska, N.C. read more »

January 08, 2014

‘Creating Hope,’ Jan. 15, Chicago

Power of faith communities in mental health recovery

Event to present ways faith groups, mental-health professionals can work together to educate about mental illness. read more »

December 19, 2013

‘HealthLawHelper’

Free online tool helps navigate marketplace

Consumer Reports tool offers personalized guidance to help better understand impact of Affordable Care Act. read more »

December 19, 2013

Building organizing models for justice work

Health Care Justice Organizing call Dec. 20

Conference call will highlight successful efforts in 2013. read more »

December 19, 2013

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