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Going green

Technology advances help United Methodists care for God’s good creation

United Methodist Building, Highland UMC, Raleigh, N.C., among many trying to improve environmental stewardship. read more »

by Michael Moore and Wayne Rhodes
on July 03, 2014

EPA Clean Power Plan ‘much needed’

Social-justice agency says 'much-overdue commitment'

For first time would cut carbon pollution from existing power plants, largest source of greenhouse gasses. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on June 03, 2014

A ‘sobering reminder’

Report documents wide-ranging effects on communities across U.S.

National Climate Assessment valuable resource on impact of overconsumption, according to social-justice agency. read more »

May 13, 2014

Black caucus commits to increase advocacy

General Commission on Religion & Race to monitor progress

Advocacy work outside church’s 4 walls, gives meaning to what’s happening within them, declares BMCR chair. read more »

by Heather Hahn
on May 13, 2014

A prayer for creation

Give thanks for beauty of God's creation, sacredness of water

April 24 webinar will look at ‘Sacredness of Water,’ provide chance to learn from others engaged in creation ministries. read more »

by John Hill
on April 22, 2014

Global relevance of Social Principles

Agency approves process to consider revision depending on funding

5 consultations to help determine how to make statements more succinct, theologically founded, globally relevant. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on March 14, 2014

Science, faith not incompatible

9th Evolution Weekend Feb. 7–9

Effort to address head on whether Christianity is called into question by Darwin’s ideas. read more »

by Sam Hodges
on February 04, 2014

New Social Principles bulletin inserts

'Information Technology,' 'Media Violence,' 'Sexual Orientation,' 'Tobacco' added

Free resource downloadable from General Board of Church & Society website offers 36 Social Principles. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on January 15, 2014

Word from Winkler — Our call to action

Social Principles are not denomination law, but they influence and/or reflect our views on many matters. read more »

by Jim Winkler, General Secretary, General Board of Church and Society
on October 04, 2013

Directors approve grants to ethnic local churches

Contribute $100,000 to expand Imagine No Malaria campaign

Bishop Hoshibata says board has opportunity to address what God wants changed. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on September 27, 2013

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