Putting our faith into climate action

Warm Hearts, Cool Climate week 2

Coupling advocacy with individual efforts, United Methodists are walking the talk and caring for creation. read more »

October 20, 2015

‘Warm Hearts, Cool Climate’

A global journey for climate justice

United Methodists will travel to France next month to advocate for a just international agreement on climate change. read more »

by Tricia Bruckbauer
on October 08, 2015

Re-envisioning the Social Principles

Reflections on a unique drafting process

15 people gathered at the United Methodist Building last month to take part in a “rewrite” of 2 sections of the Social Principles. read more »

by the Rev. Chris Momany
on September 24, 2015

A holistic gospel call

Radically altered world today warrants new transformative mission principles

Social principles are carried out in context specificity, they have to be communicated in meaningful and contemporary language. read more »

by the Rev. Jacob Dharmaraj
on September 24, 2015

Seminar focuses on peace, reconciliation

Social-justice agency conducts 6th seminar in DRC

65 participants from the South Congo Episcopal Area focus on understanding conflict, sound biblical references. read more »

by Leonard Kabwita Kayombo
on September 24, 2015

Inconsistent impact

A reflection on Social Principles Consultation in Washington, D.C.

All too often, statements stimulate debate, dissension among United Methodists instead of being unifying set of principles. read more »

by the Rev. Dan Dick
on May 15, 2015

Fossil fuels divested

Historic Church of St. Paul & St. Andrew removes from endowment

Unanimous decision of N.Y. congregation based on ethical, financial factors. read more »

May 15, 2015

Social Principles help restore hope

Nigeria discusses United Methodist social-concerns statements

Social Principles have raised consciousness of annual conference on matters of faith and practice, says Central Nigeria Conference superintendent. read more »

by the Rev. Ande Emmanuel
on April 24, 2015

‘Seizing an alternative’

Global conference for planet June 4-7

1,000 presenters from 30 countries to discuss toward an ecological civilization in Claremont, Calif. read more »

April 24, 2015

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

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