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Not path to paradise

Scholarly response to ISIS’s most ‘fanatical, inciting opinions’

126 Muslim scholars endorse open letter denouncing inappropriate claims of engaging in jihad, ‘bizarre legal edicts.’ read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on October 20, 2014

Clergy arrested at Beale Air Base again

2 days of peace demonstrations lead to 11 arrests

Cal-Nevada clergy use 'Dances of Peace' to protest drone warfare. read more »

by the Rev. Sharon Delgado
on October 20, 2014

Peace with Justice grant deadline Jan. 10

United Methodist Special Sunday offering supports program

Social-justice agency awarded $49,315 to 14 ministries around the world in 2014. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on October 10, 2014

2014 World Methodist Peace Award

Former missionaries in North Africa named co-recipients

Johnsons' simple motto: The Church has to be where needs are greatest guided their ministry despite assaults, expulsions. read more »

October 10, 2014

Peace with Justice grant application deadline Jan. 10

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Jan. 10 is the deadline to apply for a Peace with Justice grant from the United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS). Funding for this program is generated through the Peace with Justice Special Sunday offering of The United Methodist Church. One of six Special... read more»

October 08, 2014

Social-justice agency awards Ethnic Local Church grants

CHEVY CHASE, MD. — The Board of Directors of the United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) awarded two Ethnic Local Church Grants at its fall meeting here last month. The board members also engaged each other in extensive dialogue around indigenous peoples, especially on the denomination&rsquo... read more»

October 03, 2014

Agency heads meet with White House staff

Discuss issues of common concern

Mentoring young men, campus sexual violence, religious persecution in Middle East among topics addressed. read more »

by the Rev. Larry Hollon
on October 02, 2014

‘Things That Make for Peace’

Seminar explores ‘inextricable links of peace, just development’

Intersection of basic needs — food, water, health — with issues of gender, climate insecurity, conflict focus of Church Center for the U.N. peace program. read more »

by Linda Bloom
on October 02, 2014

‘Visions & Dreams of Building Peace’

A reflection on Acts. 2:14-21

Let us share dreams of building just peace where shalom reigns, violence ends and all are restored. read more »

by the Rev. Michael Neuroth
on October 02, 2014

‘AMEN: A Prayer for the World’

6th Caravan Exhibition of Visual Art opens at National Cathedral

Intercultural, interreligious arts initiative bridges Middle East and West, will also travel to New York City. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on September 12, 2014

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