Pension board adopts new guidelines

Investments evaluated regarding planet, human rights

Management of excessive sustainability risk, includes Church values and long-term financial returns, says General Board of Pension & Health Benefits. read more »

by Heather Hahn
on January 26, 2015

‘Justice in Everyday Life’

A look at the Social Principles

80-page book/study guide offers in-depth look at Social Principles, enabling teaching them through a variety of techniques. read more »

January 09, 2015

Making climate justice a priority

Peru Methodist Church commits to be proactive on care of creation

World Council of Churches members affirm faith values in addressing impact of climate change. read more »

December 18, 2014

Social Principles of the future

Wesleyan doctrine of atonement could guide assessment

United Methodist Church determining how to make social-justice statements ‘more succinct, theologically founded, and globally relevant.’ read more »

by the Rev. Chris Momany
on December 05, 2014

From snapshots to portrait

United Methodist Filipinos reflect on Social Principles

2-day discussion articulates issues ‘at once local and global,’ whether too U.S.-centered or geographically narrow. read more »

by Fort Nicolas
on November 22, 2014

17 faith groups meet with EPA Administrator

Deliver over 10,000 comments in support of Clean Power Plan

Urge moving forward with proposed standards for existing power plants to reduce carbon pollution as quickly as possible. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on November 22, 2014

Fiji Methodist takes voyage to Australia

Will attend World Parks Congress

4 vessels represent Pacific voice on securing sustainable future for oceans, islands, people and heritage of region. read more »

November 13, 2014

Social Principles consultations begun

Applications still open for Prague, U.S.

Consultations to consider how to make United Methodist Social Principles more succinct, theologically founded, globally relevant. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on November 04, 2014

Ethnic Local Church grants deadline Jan. 10

$48,500 awarded to 4 ministries in 2014

Grants strengthen local churches through education, advocacy or leadership development in social justice. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on October 10, 2014

2 Ethnic Local Church grants awarded

Climate, indigenous peoples focal points of social-justice agency fall meeting

Agency chief executive identifies 7 future concerns mandate must address. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on October 02, 2014

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