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September 17-20 at the 4-H Center


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

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

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


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

Webinars on health-care law

HHS Parternship Center to host seminars, Nov. 14, Nov. 25

Webinars for faith and community leaders open to the public, include question-and-answer session. read more »

November 12, 2013

Tennessee Conference training Marketplace volunteers

Joint effort with American Muslim Advisory Council

Oct. 26 event to answer questions, build teams of volunteers to help with enrollment. read more »

October 19, 2013

Health law needs fix for churches

General Board of Pension & Health Benefits supports change

Church Health Plan Act has backing of benefits organizations for Southern Baptist Convention, Episcopal Church, Presbyterian Church (USA) and Church Alliance, which includes United Methodist Church. read more »

by Heather Hahn
on September 27, 2013

Webinars on the health-care law

September, October for faith and community leaders

Health & Human Services Partnership Center will host series. read more »

August 26, 2013

Congress August recess begins

Opportunity to discuss issues at home

Poverty, maternal health, food assistance, God’s creation, health care, immigration, gun violence and criminal-justice reform timely topics of concern. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on August 05, 2013

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