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A call to action for United Methodists

Eradicate circumstances that lead to crises such as Ebola

Social-justice agency urges faith-filled determination to prevent future recurrences of such crises, dedicates webpage, will host Nov. 21 conference call. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on November 14, 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

Showing up and being real

Intentional relationships serve people in poverty

Being consistent in efforts to be among and with people on the margins of society is crucial to success in Greenview, N.C., ministries. read more »

by Jessica Connor
on October 02, 2014

Reject ‘reverse Robin Hood bill’

Bread for the World speaks against increasing child poverty

House legislation would take child tax credit benefits from lower-income working families to give to wealthy. read more »

July 30, 2014

‘Aging in Poverty Ministry’ grants

Help local churches develop creative older adult programs

$75,000 in total will be awarded this fall to encourage going beyond normal ministries. read more »

June 02, 2014

A ‘United Methodology’

A commentary on Infopoverty 2014

High-school freshman learns how UMC leads fight to improve lives of millions of people around the world. read more »

by Jake Bennett
on April 22, 2014

2014 legislative priorities

Social justice agency announces congressional advocacy agenda

Rooted in United Methodist Social Principles, priorities include items in recent headlines, some holdovers from 2013. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on April 08, 2014

Jesus and the poor

A Lenten reflection

God demonstrates love for people who are poor throughout the Scripture. read more »

by Rose Farhat
on March 14, 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

Rising wealth inequality

Does it affect fate of global Methodism?

Plenty of religious reasons exist to be leery of wealth inequality. read more »

by David Scott
on January 27, 2014

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