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Product produced illegally in occupied Palestinian Territories

Social-justice agency Board of Directors overwhelmingly approves action. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on March 14, 2014

‘Only realistic resolution’

2-state Israel-Palestine agreement essential to peace

Faith leaders send letter to Secretary of State Kerry encouraging negotiated settlement of conflict. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on March 14, 2014

GBCS directors approve grants to ethnic local churches, issue statement on Syria

CHEVY CHASE, Md. — The Board of Directors of the United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) met here last week to approve grants to ethnic local churches, provide support for the denomination’s Imagine No Malaria campaign, and to issue a statement condemning chemical weapons use... read more»

September 27, 2013

United Methodist social justice agency condemns chemical weapons use in Syria

CHEVY CHASE, Md. — The United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) has condemned the use of chemical weapons in Syria and called for a negotiated peace settlement under the auspices of the United Nations. GBCS’s Board of Directors, meeting here last week, unanimously approved a... read more»

September 23, 2013

Word from Winkler — The dogs of war

Syrian Christian community fears U.S. action could devastate it even more, similar to impact in Iraq. read more »

by Jim Winkler, General Secretary, General Board of Church and Society
on September 09, 2013

Jewish, Christian, Muslim leaders support Kerry efforts

Voice strong support for ‘determined initiative’ in Middle East

30 faith leaders endorse letter coordinated by National Interreligious Leadership Initiative. read more »

August 05, 2013

Faith leaders concerned about Syria

Urge President Obama to negotiate solution, don't provide arms

Letter cautions Syria’s ‘rich religious and ethnic tapestry’ at risk of fraying beyond repair. read more »

August 05, 2013

Resource on Jerusalem available

World Week for Peace in Palestine Israel Sept. 22-28

In 2012, churches in at least 25 countries advocated about urgent need for peace settlement. read more »

July 11, 2013

Prayer for peace in Middle East

Focus on Kerry trip to restart peace talks

5th visit by U.S. Secretary of State since January. read more »

July 01, 2013

Christians address Middle East new challenges

Rapidly changing political, social landscapes, rise in extremism threat

Gathering looks at how to strengthen pro-active Christian witness in region, find ways of furthering stronger engagements with people of other faiths. read more »

June 21, 2013

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