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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

‘Christian Responses to Climate Change’

Presentation offers basic facts, addresses controversy and consensus

Founder of Earth Justice Ministries seeks to link personal spirituality with social and environmental concerns. read more »

August 05, 2013

Word from Winkler — The ‘bliss point’

Serious measures needed to protect society by limiting sugar, salt and fat poured into food and beverages. read more »

by Jim Winkler, General Secretary, General Board of Church and Society
on July 18, 2013

Green roof sprouts on United Methodist Building

Sustainability programs implemented throughout building

Environmentally friendly, energy-saving vegetation absorbs water, filters pollutants. read more »

by Michelle Whittaker
on July 18, 2013

UMW commends Obama on climate plan

Praises large-scale changes proposed, but concerns remain

Need to transform economy, energy needs and sources, and relationship with natural world. read more »

July 18, 2013

Social Principles bulletin inserts available

Free resource downloadable from General Board of Church & Society website

32 bulletin inserts in resource being continuously updated, including by request of local churches. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on October 04, 2012

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