2 new investment guidelines

Human rights, climate change addressed

General Board of Pension & Health Benefits cites effort to manage excessive sustainability risk. read more »

January 26, 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

‘Just Save One’ Feb. 12

Trinity UMC, Kansas City, to host UMGAF event

Great Plains, Missouri Conference tasks forces to overcome AIDS will be featured, along with United Methodist bishops, UMW president. read more »

January 26, 2015

One Great Hour of Sharing March 15

A prayer to be able to be present in the lives of the most vulnerable

United Methodist Special Sunday enables UMCOR to act as arms and legs of Christ’s church. read more »

by the Rev. Dr. J. Denise Honeycutt
on January 26, 2015

Cultivating a Culture of Respect

The General Board of Church and Society (GBCS) welcomed LifeWatch into The United Methodist Building prior to the Right to Life March. Rev. Paul Stallsworth serves as the President. I participated in a meaningful service of worship. I appreciate the convictions and public witness of our brothers and sisters. Affirming... read more»

January 23, 2015

Churches take lead in fight for justice

Baltimore-Washington congregations respond to perceived incidents of racial injustice

Prayer vigils for peace, meetings with authorities, dialogs among churches aimed at leveraging change. read more »

by Melissa Lauber & Alison Burdett
on January 16, 2015

Social-justice agency announces staff realignments

Hill to lead advocacy, grassroots organizing; Abrams, Harrison assume roles as Special Assistants to General Secretary

3 changes will enhance mission to accomplish mandate to seek implementation of Social Principles and other commitments on Christian social concerns of denomination. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on January 16, 2015

Promoting interreligious dialogue

United Methodist, Muslim young adults talk in Norway

Interaction key part of first United Methodist Ecumenical & Interreligious Training event in Europe. read more »

by Linda Bloom
on January 16, 2015

23rd Annual United Methodist Day at General Assembly

Henry-Crowe featured speaker Feb. 5

Virginia UMW, Board of Church & Society sponsor trip to call on legislators, learn about issues, justice. read more »

January 16, 2015

Legislative days in Kansas, Nebraska

Themes ‘Care for Creation,’ ‘Working for Justice’

Great Plains Conference United Methodist Women develops Feb. 8-9, 14 events through ecumenical partnerships. read more »

January 16, 2015

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