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A difficult Holy Week

Indiana religious freedom act brings notoriety to state

Legislation in other states indicates situation not unique, which should empower you to work wherever you are for rights of all God’s children. read more »

by the Rev. Lisa Schubert Nowling
on April 13, 2015

FAITH and FEAR

A commentary on Indiana’s ‘Religious Freedom Restoration Act’

When people are afraid they react in ways that might not be their typical attitudes, speculates Bishop Coyner. read more »

by Bishop Michael Coyner
on April 02, 2015

Law could lead to discrimination

Statement from Bishop Mueller on Arkansas’ ‘Religious Freedom Restoration Act’

Governor urged to make vigorous effort to make it explicitly clear legislation cannot be used to deny individuals basic civil rights. read more »

by Bishop Gary Mueller
on April 02, 2015

A prayer for persecuted Christians

Christians around globe experiencing deep suffering

No better time than during week of Christian year highlighting Jesus’ final steps to cross where he died so we might live. read more »

by Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett
on April 02, 2015

Stand with Arab, Muslim communities

In wake of Chapel Hill shootings, health, civil-rights groups issue joint statement

Event reminds of feelings of fear, terror that result from acts of violence rooted in racial discrimination, statement says. read more »

February 23, 2015

Ensuring freedom to worship the Holy

WISC holds reception for Saperstein

Henry-Crowe uses prayer from George Washington as blessing for new Ambassador-at-large for International Religious Freedom. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on February 16, 2015

A call to multi-faith solidarity

In wake of killing of 3 American Muslims in Chapel Hill, N.C.

Shoulder to Shoulder Campaign suggests ways to stand against ‘senseless violence’ against Muslims. read more »

February 16, 2015

Interfaith gathering condemns Islamaphobia

Northhaven United Methodist Church hosts Dallas event

More than 400 persons, including North Texas bishop, stand against prejudice and hatred toward American Muslims. read more »

by Cynthia Astle
on February 02, 2015

‘Science, Story, Scripture’

Christian, Muslim, Jew, atheist to discuss living together with understanding

Baltimore-Washington Conference Center to host science, religion forum Feb. 15. read more »

February 02, 2015

From despair to hope

A pastoral word

God does not meet violence with violence, but rather calls for right relations among humanity. read more »

January 16, 2015

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