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What do we mean by ‘principle’?

Reflection on Social Principles listening session in Abuja, Nigeria

Social Principles critically important to help define what we value, but we do not have statements we need. read more »

by the Rev. Dan Dick
on April 13, 2015

Earth Day April 22

'Have You Anything Here to Eat?'

United Methodist-targeted resource from Creation Justice Ministries focuses on food connection to changing climate. read more »

by Emily Kvalheim
on April 02, 2015

Creation care as God’s mandate

‘Environmental Resurrection: Let Justice Roll Down Like Waters,’ April 24-25

8th annual conference will help people understand care for other people, for justice intimately tied to treatment of all of creation. read more »

by Linda Bloom
on April 02, 2015

$120,000 in grants approved

Henry-Crowe identifies 5 challenges to denomination

Board addresses Native American issues, gender-based violence, United Methodist Building history, report on Social Principles consultations. read more »

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

A ‘right to hope’

Panel on climate change and human rights

World Council of Churches chief executive said hope should not be passive waiting, but part of active process towards justice and peace. read more »

March 16, 2015

Some pros, some cons

A reflection on the Social Principles consultations

Ministry, mission enhanced because denomination says something about important challenges in our world. read more »

by the Rev. Becca Girrell
on February 10, 2015

Incredibly important work

23rd United Methodist Day at Virginia General Assembly

Biblical vocation to do justice, love kindness and walk with God is lived out every day, says social-justice agency chief executive. read more »

by The Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe, General Secretary, General Board of Church & Society
on February 10, 2015

Climate justice pilgrims

Plan to impact COP21 in Paris

Pilgrims want to urge world leaders to produce legally binding and universal agreement at U.N. Climate Change Conference in Paris. read more »

February 02, 2015

Faith organizations assess COP20

Begin planning for COP21 in Paris

Panelists share strategies, lessons learned concerning how they may rejuvenate efforts for global climate justice ahead of COP21. read more »

February 02, 2015

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

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