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Registration deadline Sept. 1 for ‘Countdown to Zero’

International speakers to address HIV gathering Sept. 11-13

Denver conference to address preventing HIV infections, AIDS deaths. read more »

August 25, 2014

‘Biblical & Theological Foundations of Health & Wholeness’

Conference call Aug. 19 will explain value of ‘Grid’ in planning

Social-justice agency Health & Wholeness team will lead interactive discussion. read more »

August 15, 2014

Harm reduction: Honoring the whole person

Injection drug use & HIV/AIDS Every year in the United States, injection-drug use accounts for one in every 10 cases of HIV. This destructive virus attacks the immune system and increases an infected person’s vulnerability to life-threatening illnesses. It can be transmitted when people share drug-preparation/injecting equipment,... read more »

Posted by Lindsay Sheets on July 23, 2014

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

Friday YOU can help stop the spread of AIDS

Since the first cases of HIV & AIDS were reported in 1981, the disease has claimed the lives of more than 25 million people worldwide. More than 33 million people are currently living with HIV, and one in six of those is unaware that he or she has the disease. This is clearly... read more »

Posted by LIndsay Sheets on June 23, 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

Justice agency board approves $100,000 for Imagine No Malaria

CHEVY CHASE, Md. — The governing body of the United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) voted unanimously at its fall meeting to contribute $100,000 to the denomination’s Imagine No Malaria (INM) campaign. Bishop Robert Hoshibata, president of... read more»

September 30, 2013

Health Care Justice Sabbath weekend

Sponsored by Mississippi’s Greenwood District Health Alliance

Dedication of Health Education Center to lead off July 26-28 event that include health fair. read more »

July 29, 2013

Health-care reform and churches

Affordable Care Act likely will affect church finances, employee benefits for years to come

New law different from what currently being done, but ‘potential is huge,’ according to one conference treasurer. read more »

by Heather Hahn
on July 18, 2013

Mother’s Day campaign fights malaria

'Share the Love, Save Lives: A Mother’s Day Tribute'

85-90% of deaths from malaria are women and children under five. read more »

by Barbara Dunlap-Berg
on May 02, 2013

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