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Our blessed responsibility to God’s children

A call for the end to the suffering of children around the world

From the Middle East to the U.S. border, children’s lives seem to be ready pawns used in political arguments, economic wars and military conflicts. read more »

by Bishop Gregory Palmer
on July 30, 2014

U.S. Christian organizations tell Obama ‘enough,’ change policies on Israel-Palestine

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United Methodist General Board of Church & Society is among 11 faith-based organizations that sent a letter to President Obama calling for the administration to change its policies to accomplish a lasting end to the hostilities between Israel and Palestine. As “horrendous death and destruction... read more»

July 23, 2014

Fast July 15 for Middle East peace

Texas pastors urge praying, fasting for peace between Israel and Palestine

Fast inspired by grieving families of murdered Israeli-American, Palestinians teens drawing comfort from each other. read more »

by Heather Hahn
on July 11, 2014

Become part of conversation

‘Walking with Palestinian Christians’ Aug 7-8

Global Ministries, Ginghamsburg UMC, Palestinian Christians to address complexities of Israel, Palestine. read more »

by Thomas Kemper
on July 11, 2014

Killing children

Violence escalating in Israel, Palestine

Jesus instructed to let children come to him because the kingdom of God belongs to such as them. read more »

by Emilia Truluck
on July 11, 2014

Retributive punishment does not lead to peace

Incredible escalation of violence in Israel, Palestine follows deaths of teenagers

Until all in Israel and Palestine are treated justly, there will not be peace or security for anyone. read more »

by Emilia Truluck
on July 03, 2014

World Week for Peace in Palestine Israel 2014

Resource booklet offers biblical texts, advocacy suggestions, expert contacts

Organized by the Palestine Israel Ecumenical Forum, the week will be observed Sept. 21-27. read more »

June 13, 2014

Boycott SodaStream

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

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