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Our blessed responsibility to God’s children

A call for the end to the suffering of children around the world

From the Middle East to the U.S. border, children’s lives seem to be ready pawns used in political arguments, economic wars and military conflicts. read more »

by Bishop Gregory Palmer
on July 30, 2014

The young of the world

Pray for rescue of children from so many horrors

United Methodist Social Principles say children must be protected from economic physical, emotional and sexual exploitation and abuse. read more »

by Susan Henry-Crowe, General Secretary, General Board of Church & Society
on July 11, 2014

Working for a Just and Lasting Peace Advocacy Packet

"Working for a Just and Lasting Peace in Israel and Palestine" is an advocacy packet created by the General Board of Church & Society and the Global Ministries of the United Methodist Church. The advocacy packet contains a multitude of educational resources for use in local congregations, including information on... read more »

Israel/Palestine

As United Methodists, we are committed to the achievement of “a world community that is a fellowship of persons who honestly love one another.” In order to create such a world, we believe that there should be justice and peace in every nation and respect for all people... Read More

The plight of refugees

Death, uncertainty test wills of those forced to flee

Stripped of human dignity, they struggle to escape horrors of daily life. read more »

by ST Kimbrough Jr.
on June 13, 2014

United Methodist social justice agency condemns chemical weapons use in Syria

CHEVY CHASE, Md. — The United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) has condemned the use of chemical weapons in Syria and called for a negotiated peace settlement under the auspices of the United Nations. GBCS’s Board of Directors, meeting here last week, unanimously approved a... read more»

September 23, 2013

Pray for peace in Syria

Adding violence to violence is not the answer

We pray not only for those who are suffering, but also for those who have the power to stop the violence. read more »

by Thomas Kemper
on September 09, 2013

Peace with Justice Action Alert: Oppose U.S. military attack on Syria

The Peace with Justice work area of the United Methodist General Board of Church & Society has issued a call to action to oppose a U.S. military attack on Syria. United Methodists are asked to contact their members of Congress immediately to register their displeasure at President Obama&rsquo... read more»

September 04, 2013

Social justice in East Congo

Region continues to be plagued by armed groups, limited development

Communities ravaged by war, diseases, rape welcome seminar on issues such as conflict resolution and management, social justice. read more »

by the Rev. Antoine Otoka
on August 26, 2013

Peace with Justice

The Peace with Justice Program aims to make shalom visible and active in people's lives and communities. The General Conference assigned the General Board of Church and Society to implement the program and called the church to "strengthen its capacity to act as a public policy advocate" in communities... Read More

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