Methodists should be particularly proud that Mandela’s life has been somewhat intertwined with our denomination. read more »
Equal access to information will make for just, sustainable world
Deployment of information, communications technologies crucial to process. read more »
High-level panel releases recommendations
Call for new global partnership to eradicate poverty, transform economies through sustainable development. read more »
Billions still will lack sanitation by 2015
World Health Organization, U.N. Children’s Fund report says 1/3 global population will not have improved sanitation. read more »
To evaluate how U.N. Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights can be adopted
General Conference resolution sets primary objective to identify how investments are supporting entities accused of contributing to human-rights violations. read more »
A reflection on Mark 4:3-9
In Holy Week we remember the violent death of Jesus as we wrestle with the violence in our world. read more »
57th meeting of Commission on Status of Women at U.N.
United Methodist Women, General Boards of Church & Society, Global Ministries active during conference that rang with calls for gender equality. read more »
"We don't accomplish anything in this world alone…and whatever happens is the result of the whole tapestry of one's life and all the weavings of individual threads of one's life and all the weavings of individual threads from one to another that creates something." Sandra... read more »
When the Horses Ride By: Children in the Time of War by Eloise Greenfield
• Children’s reflections of war and speaking out against it.
• Despite the suffering of wartime children often find ways to see beauty and hope in the world.
The words and actions of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. were infused into all the activities of the last week. Here's what was going on: Jasmine's Story highlights how our broken U.S. Immigrations System is tearing apart families. January 21 was the official observance of Martin Luther... read more »