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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
9th Evolution Weekend Feb. 7–9
Effort to address head on whether Christianity is called into question by Darwin’s ideas. read more »
'Information Technology,' 'Media Violence,' 'Sexual Orientation,' 'Tobacco' added
Free resource downloadable from General Board of Church & Society website offers 36 Social Principles. read more »