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United Methodists welcome health-care ruling

ACA insurance subsidies approved by 6-3 Supreme Court ruling

Some annual conferences have seen Affordable Care Act as game changer that relieves them, local churches of a huge financial burden. read more »

by Heather Hahn
on June 29, 2015

Adding fuel to debate

Supreme Court approves same-sex marriages

At heart of much of sexuality debate for United Methodists is different interpretations of Scripture. read more »

by Heather Hahn
on June 29, 2015

‘Equal Rights Regardless of Sexual Orientation’

U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of same-sex marriage

Social-justice agency head says decision upholds both freedom of religious liberty, and equal protection of all citizens under the law. read more »

June 29, 2015

Support fair public-school funding

3 bishops send letter to Pennsylvania United Methodists

Budgets are moral documents that reflect values of commonwealth in advancing common good, bishops declare. read more »

June 29, 2015

What will you let yourself see?

Do not be distracted by ministry location

‘Ministry will not be as much about place as what you will let yourself see,’ Henry-Crowe advises in sermon at Wisconsin Service of Ordination & Commissioning. read more »

June 29, 2015

Pope Francis’ ‘dynamic’ encyclical

Speaks to climate, ecology of ‘common home’

United Methodist mission head describes it as ‘most-welcomed’ contribution to interfaith conversation. read more »

by Thomas Kemper
on June 29, 2015

Will Central Conferences lead way?

Provide impetus to address environmental issues

U.S. has trailed other developed countries, even many developing nations, in concern over climate change. read more »

by Dr. David Scott
on June 29, 2015

Mississippi, South Carolina youths to embark on 10-day fact-finding trip to South Korea

Fourteen college students from the United Methodist Mississippi and South Carolina conferences will travel to South Korea next month as part of a delegation seeking “Parallels of Peace, Pathways to Justice.” They will be accompanied on the 10-day pilgrimage by five adult leaders, including two General Board of... read more»

June 19, 2015

2015 Ethnic/Minority Summer Interns

Working at social-justice placements throughout U.S. capital

Young adults come from 10 United Methodist conferences, 3 of the denomination’s 5 U.S. jurisdictions, Ghana in Africa and the Philippines. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on June 17, 2015

South Korea pilgrimage by young adults

'Parallels of Peace, Pathways to Justice,' July 1-11

Mississippi, South Carolina Peace with Justice coordinators work with GBCS to set up 10-day fact-finding journey. read more »

by Jillian Abballe
on June 17, 2015

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