Register for the Fall Board Meeting!

September 17-20 at the 4-H Center


‘Chocolate, Small Farmers, Fair Trade & You’

Conference call Sept. 16 to address economic implications of modern-day slavery

Equal Exchange’s Buck to be featured speaker on how to change supply-demand equation of human trafficking. read more »

September 12, 2014

Building community

A reflection on John 13:31-35

Community isn’t just a group of individuals gathered in one place, says Ethnic Young Adult Summer Intern. read more »

by Daniel Valentin-Morales
on August 07, 2014

Child protection law threatened

Demand Congress reject rollback of anti-trafficking, child protection law

Bipartisan Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act, signed by President Bush, prevents vulnerable children from being exploited. read more »

by Susan Greer Burton
on July 22, 2014

The young of the world

Pray for rescue of children from so many horrors

United Methodist Social Principles say children must be protected from economic physical, emotional and sexual exploitation and abuse. read more »

by Susan Henry-Crowe, General Secretary, General Board of Church & Society
on July 11, 2014

Urge Congress to act on I-VAWA

Support survivors of domestic violence, human trafficking

International Violence Against Women Act introduced in both chambers of U.S. Congress. read more »

by Susan Greer Burton
on May 22, 2014

‘Pedaling to Stop Traffic’

Pastor to bike 4,000 miles to combat human trafficking

Hickory, N.C., United Methodist clergyman wants people to stop ignoring modern-day slavery. read more »

by Al Stout
on May 22, 2014

A prayer for the missing Nigerian schoolgirls

Give us courage to end hate and free the oppressed

Social justice agency offers prayer on behalf of more than 250 schoolgirls kidnapped April 14 by Boko Haram. read more »

May 13, 2014

An appeal for prayers

United Methodist leaders seek safe return for missing girls in Nigeria

Declare young women have nothing to do with political or religious conflict. read more »

May 13, 2014

Human trafficking brings shame to humanity

U.N. Special Rapporteur says criminal activity on rapid increase in world

Not a single country or entity has yet been able to stop this practice, Joy Ngozi Ezeilo tells ecumenical gathering. read more »

May 13, 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

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