Faith groups, World Bank call to end hunger, poverty by 2030

‘Moral & Spiritual Imperative’ building movement to translate possibility into political commitment. read more »

April 24, 2015

Support ‘Insure Tennessee’

A pastoral letter to United Methodists in Tennessee

Bishop urges United Methodists advocate for governor’s initiative that would provide health coverage to 200,000 more Tennesseans. read more »

by Bishop Bill McAlilly and Bishop Mary Taylor
on February 02, 2015

Ebola — A cry for faith

A reflection on Luke 5:17-20, Mark 2:1-5

Pray that Ebola victims will have friends such as the 4 men who lowered their sick friend through a roof to be with Jesus. read more »

by Rose Farhat
on January 26, 2015

Haiti marks deadly earthquake’s 5th anniversary

Unsafe conditions contributed to death toll

Jubilee says mechanism that cancelled Haitian debt post-earthquake could help Ebola-affected West Africa. read more »

January 26, 2015

‘Blooming in the desert’

Ministry sites in New Mexico, Texas visited by social-justice agency delegation

‘It is always a joy to see the way the reign of God is being expressed in the ministries our United Methodist conferences,’ General Board of Church & Society head says. read more »

by the Rev. Clayton Childers
on December 18, 2014

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

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