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Israel/Palestine

As United Methodists, we are committed to the achievement of “a world community that is a fellowship of persons who honestly love one another.” In order to create such a world, we believe that there should be justice and peace in every nation and respect for all people... Read More

Black caucus commits to increase advocacy

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 »

by Heather Hahn
on May 13, 2014

Global relevance of Social Principles

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 »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on March 14, 2014

Prayer for the peoples of Ukraine

A prayer to the Lord for justice and peace

Prayer hopes all who govern will create space for thoughtful, non-violent ways forward. read more »

by Susan Henry-Crowe, General Secretary, General Board of Church & Society
on March 05, 2014

New Social Principles bulletin inserts

'Information Technology,' 'Media Violence,' 'Sexual Orientation,' 'Tobacco' added

Free resource downloadable from General Board of Church & Society website offers 36 Social Principles. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on January 15, 2014

Opposition to Iran nuclear weapon-free act

60+ organizations warn U.S. Senators legislation endangers diplomatic resolution

Letter declares S.1881 sets insurmountable demands for comprehensive nuclear deal. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on January 15, 2014

Word from Winkler — Our call to action

Social Principles are not denomination law, but they influence and/or reflect our views on many matters. read more »

by Jim Winkler, General Secretary, General Board of Church and Society
on October 04, 2013

Directors approve grants to ethnic local churches

Contribute $100,000 to expand Imagine No Malaria campaign

Bishop Hoshibata says board has opportunity to address what God wants changed. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on September 27, 2013

Human rights central to development

Equal access to information will make for just, sustainable world

Deployment of information, communications technologies crucial to process. read more »

by the Rev. Liberato Bautista
on June 14, 2013

House calls for ending Afghanistan war

McGovern-Jones Afghanistan amendment supports full, accelerated withdrawal

Win Without War praises legislation that says any post-2014 U.S. military force in Afghanistan requires explicit authorization. read more »

June 14, 2013

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