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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

400,000 people march for climate

United Methodists from around world take part

‘We decided to invite ourselves to crash this [U.N.] party,’ declares organizer McKibben. read more »

by Linda Bloom
on October 02, 2014

‘Things That Make for Peace’

Seminar explores ‘inextricable links of peace, just development’

Intersection of basic needs — food, water, health — with issues of gender, climate insecurity, conflict focus of Church Center for the U.N. peace program. read more »

by Linda Bloom
on October 02, 2014

Curb carbon emissions

Interfaith Summit on Climate Change issues call

30 faith leaders from 21 countries on 6 continents sign statement that urges nations to work ‘constructively towards a far-reaching global climate agreement.’ read more »

October 02, 2014

Social Principles consultations to set process

8 planned: 6 in Central Conferences, 2 in U.S. to evaluate global relevancy

Philippines consultation added, Nigeria dates to be determined, some deadlines to apply change. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on August 25, 2014

Applicants sought for Social Principles consultations

7 planned: 5 in Central Conferences, 2 in U.S.

Consultations will determine process for how to make Social Principles more succinct, theologically founded, globally relevant. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on July 30, 2014

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

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