$41,400 Peace with Justice grants go to 15 ministries around the globe

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) has awarded $41,400 to 15 Peace with Justice ministries around the world. The grants are in conjunction with the denomination’s Peace with Justice Sunday, which witnesses to God's demand for a faithful, just, disarmed and... read more»

April 16, 2015

Call your Senators today

Urge them to support diplomacy over war with Iran

U.S. Senate bill S. 615 would undermine Iran framework by requiring delay in implementation and blocking lifting of sanctions if deal is reached read more »

by Mark Harrison
on April 13, 2015

Love’s redeeming work

‘Beyond inhumane' Yarmouk Refugee Camp just got worse

Phrase in familiar Easter hymn hard to sing this year, let alone to add ‘Allelujah!’ read more »

by Susanne Hoder
on April 13, 2015

A 40-year story of social action

Oregon-Idaho pastor tells of ‘Resistance & Redirection’

Schwieberts opted to pursue way of life that put them at odds with dominant culture, and sometimes in trouble with the law. read more »

April 13, 2015

‘Please don’t pray for me’

A prayer upon being deployed to Afghanistan

Prayer from Royal Marines chaplain seeks mercy, justice, compassion, forgiveness, peace. read more »

by the Rev. Andrew Rawding
on April 13, 2015

Call your Senators today: Urge them to support diplomacy over war with Iran!

  The first moral duty of all nations is to work together to resolve by peaceful means every dispute between or among them. (United Methodist Social Principles, ¶165C, Book of Discipline) On April 2, the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, China and Iran announced a framework for an... read more »

Posted by Mark Harrison on April 10, 2015

Peace came down at Eastertime

Social-justice agency praises Iran nuclear framework

General Board of Church & Society applauds diplomatic efforts to negotiate accord critical to peaceful future for all. read more »

April 02, 2015

Underserved aspect of veteran well-being

Soul Care helps congregations minister to returning veterans, families

New JustPeace initiative enables faith-based organizations to re-integrate veterans coping with trauma into the community. read more »

April 02, 2015

Solidarity with Ukraine urged

Ecumenical delegation witnesses crisis’ destruction

World Council of Churches reports need to strengthen efforts of faith communities in country for justice and peace. read more »

April 02, 2015

Christian Unity Gathering, May 7-9

2011 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Leymah Gbowee to speak

National Council of Churches to celebrate ecumenism, continue work on mass incarceration crisis. read more »

April 02, 2015

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