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Social-justice agency delegation to travel through Appalachia July 16-21

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A delegation from the United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) will travel through Appalachia July 16-21 to develop relationships in support of the denomination’s emphasis on “Ministry with the Poor.” GBCS’s chief executive, the Rev. Dr. Susan... read more»

July 10, 2015

Connecting with Appalachia

Social-justice agency delegation to travel through 4 states July 16-21

Journey will engage diverse voices on current challenges, creative opportunities for social change that abound in region. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on July 10, 2015

‘Support Nepal’s People’

Jubilee USA Network seeks signers for petition

Calls on International Monetary Fund, World Bank to cancel $4 million weekly debt of earthquake-devastated country. read more »

May 22, 2015

The ‘pastor on the block’

Gang members, pastors have ‘fruitful time of sharing’ in Baltimore

Following Freddie Gray’s death, Michael Parker returned to the neighborhood where he grew up to find many grieving residents needed an outlet for prayer and a forum to talk. read more »

by Erica Hellerstein
on May 07, 2015

‘#Faith2EndPoverty’

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

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