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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

The Prevention and Public Health Fund

PowerPoint presentation prepared by Trust for America's Health (TFAH), a non-profit, non-partisan organization working to make disease prevention a national priority. By focusing on prevention, protection and communities, TFAH is leading the fight to make disease prevention a... read more »

Posted on March 14, 2013

Everyone can be great! Everyone can be an agent of change!

"We don't accomplish anything in this world alone…and whatever happens is the result of the whole tapestry of one's life and all the weavings of individual threads of one's life and all the weavings of individual threads from one to another that creates something." Sandra... read more »

Posted by Susan Burton on March 07, 2013

John 10:10 Challenge

The purpose of the John 10:10 Challenge is to build a faithful movement for health care justice by engaging a national network of teams to promote, preserve, and implement affordable health care for all people on local, state, and federal levels.

Posted on February 25, 2013

Health Care Justice Sabbath

Health care justice is the belief that God wants human beings to enjoy good health, both physical and mental, and that God wants society to actively help restore good health when it is lost.  

Posted on February 25, 2013

Making the African voice heard

Liberian makes U.S. Congress visits on behalf of Imagine No Malaria

Told story about having malaria and impact it had on family and himself with representatives in the U.S. congressional offices. read more »

by Sandra Long Weaver
on February 19, 2013

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