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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

‘Justice in Everyday Life’

A look at the Social Principles

80-page book/study guide offers in-depth look at Social Principles, enabling teaching them through a variety of techniques. read more »

January 09, 2015

Making climate justice a priority

Peru Methodist Church commits to be proactive on care of creation

World Council of Churches members affirm faith values in addressing impact of climate change. read more »

December 18, 2014

Social Principles of the future

Wesleyan doctrine of atonement could guide assessment

United Methodist Church determining how to make social-justice statements ‘more succinct, theologically founded, and globally relevant.’ read more »

by the Rev. Chris Momany
on December 05, 2014

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