Redirect nuclear weapons spending to cities

U.S. Conference of Mayors unanimously adopts resolution

For 10th consecutive year, strong resolution supports Mayors for Peace. read more »

June 29, 2015

Don’t ‘cherry pick’ Iran deal

All actions carry risk, including not acting at all, says MIT security expert

Council for Livable World board member tells Senate subcommittee many parties will be looking under every haystack for signs of non-compliance. read more »

June 29, 2015

Mississippi, South Carolina youths to embark on 10-day fact-finding trip to South Korea

Fourteen college students from the United Methodist Mississippi and South Carolina conferences will travel to South Korea next month as part of a delegation seeking “Parallels of Peace, Pathways to Justice.” They will be accompanied on the 10-day pilgrimage by five adult leaders, including two General Board of... read more»

June 19, 2015

South Korea pilgrimage by young adults

'Parallels of Peace, Pathways to Justice,' July 1-11

Mississippi, South Carolina Peace with Justice coordinators work with GBCS to set up 10-day fact-finding journey. read more »

by Jillian Abballe
on June 17, 2015

Fast Track Trade Authority thwarted

Bipartisan majority rejects part of trade legislation

Lack of transparency in proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership prompts United Methodists to call members of Congress to oppose trade legislation. read more »

by Mark Harrison
on June 17, 2015

Global defense spending

U.S. accounts for 34% of world total

U.S. spends nearly 3 times as much on defense as China, and more than 7 times what Russia spends. read more »

June 17, 2015

Peace bid for war-torn South Sudan

Tragic conflict moves into 18th month

World Council of Churches endorses faith leaders' efforts for sustainable peace. read more »

June 15, 2015

Online hub for progressive foreign policy

Website named in honor of President Eisenhower's famous speech delivered in 1953. read more »

June 15, 2015

‘Daybreak in Alabama’

Peace with Justice grant supports small-group study program

Trinity UMC in Huntsville, one of several United Methodist congregations involved with Interfaith Mission Service, coordinates social-justice study program. read more »

by Cindy Solomon
on June 08, 2015

World Week for Peace in Palestine Israel 2015

Theme: ‘God has broken down the dividing walls’

Sept. 20-26 to be week of advocacy in support of end to illegal occupation of Palestine and just peace for all in Palestine and Israel. read more »

May 22, 2015

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