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General Board of Church & Society petitions to 2016 General Conference

The General Board of Church & Society has submitted the following petitions to the 2016 General Conference. The petitions are in the format that General Conference requires, so in some cases you may need to refer to the 2012 Book of Resolutions or Book of Discipline to comprehend changes. Most petitions include... read more »

Every 67 seconds!

Every 67 seconds, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s disease. With 10,000 baby boomers turning 65 every day, the number of people suffering from Alzheimer’s is on the rise — and right now, there’s no way to slow or stop the disease. As World Alzheimer&rsquo... read more »

Posted by the Rev. Cynthia Abrams on September 15, 2015

Alzheimer’s Talks Teleconference Aug. 19

Topic to be late-life depression relationship to cognitive decline

Monthly series produced by USAgainstAlzheimer's raises awareness about issues, unites advocates with researchers or policy leaders. read more »

July 28, 2015

Alzheimer’s Talks Teleconference July 14

NOBLE trial evaluation of drug for mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's to be topic

Monthly series produced by USAgainstAlzheimer's raises awareness about issues, unites advocates with researchers or policy leaders. read more »

June 29, 2015

‘Interrupting Indifference: Jesus, Justice & Joy’

July 29-Aug. 2 University of Illinois in Chicago

More than 200 United Methodist Women to train in faith-based responses to social-justice issues. read more »

June 29, 2015

Meditations for Alzheimer’s, dementia caregivers

‘Seasons of Caring’ recipient of 2015 Caregiver Friendly Award

Book of 140 meditations offers words of hope, encouragement, understanding from 70 persons representing 17 faith traditions. read more »

June 29, 2015

Faith United Against Alzheimer’s launches

Coalition started by USAgainstAlzheimer’s, United Methodist Board of Church & Society

Cooperative effort to mobilize faith community in fight against Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. read more »

June 17, 2015

USAgainstAlzheimer’s, General Board of Church & Society launch Faith United Against Alzheimer’s

WASHINGTON, D.C. — USAgainstAlzheimer's and the General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) of The United Methodist Church today announced the launch of the Faith United Against Alzheimer’s Coalition (FUAAC), a cooperative effort... read more»

June 16, 2015

United Methodists contribute $9.6 million to malaria fight

Largest faith-based contribution to Global Fund

Imagine No Malaria making difference to save lives in Africa, says Bishop Bickerton. read more »

May 07, 2015

Ebola — A cry for faith

A reflection on Luke 5:17-20, Mark 2:1-5

Pray that Ebola victims will have friends such as the 4 men who lowered their sick friend through a roof to be with Jesus. read more »

by Rose Farhat
on January 26, 2015

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