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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

Social Principles consultations to set process

8 planned: 6 in Central Conferences, 2 in U.S. to evaluate global relevancy

Philippines consultation added, Nigeria dates to be determined, some deadlines to apply change. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on August 25, 2014

Philippine bishops condemn ‘Pork Barrel’

Applaud Supreme Court ruling of unconstitutionality

Bishops declare high time to call for justice, accountability for misused government funds. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on August 15, 2014

Great things in small ways

‘God of Life, lead us to justice and peace’

Young people host poetry reading on Mandela’s legacy for Haiyan survivors in Philippines. read more »

by Gladys Mangiduyos
on March 05, 2014

Building safe communities

Seminar provides ‘open space’ to discuss importance of relationships in addressing problems

GBCS, SPSARV provide training in Manila on community organizing, developing substance-abuse programs. read more »

by Albert Otshudi Longe
on January 27, 2014

A seeming deluge of problems

Methodist Former Chief Justice challenges University Church in Philippines

Puno says no lack of people exists, challenge is to call and inspire them to serve others. read more »

by Gladys Mangiduyos
on January 27, 2014

Fight for socio-economic rights

Mindset must be changed to seek enforcement from government

Right that has no remedy is not a right, retired Philippines chief justice, a United Methodist, declares. read more »

by Leila Salaverria
on July 18, 2013

Global Young People’s Gathering headed to the Philippines

The Division on Ministries with Young People of the United Methodist Board of Discipleship (DMYP) is hosting the Global Young People’s Convocation and Legislative Assembly (GYPCLA) in Tagaytay, Luzon, The Philippines July 16 – 20, 2014. read more »

April 25, 2013

Forum on Philippines elections

Philippines Board of Church & Society co-organizer of April 11 event

Bishop Juan encourages United Methodists to attend ‘important educational offering.’ read more »

April 10, 2013

Philippines targeting religious leaders

Testimony to the U.N. Human Rights Council

4 killed who were advocates for environmental justice and in defending rights of indigenous peoples against aggressive development of mining industry. read more »

by the Rev. Michael Yoshii
on October 12, 2012

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