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Summer interns travel to Church Center for U.N.

Sustainable development trip’s theme

Importance of U.N. ministry underscored by discussion of variety of stakeholders, laws sustainable development entails. read more »

by Michael Moore
on July 22, 2014

Faithful call on climate change

Sign petition declaring moral obligation to act with urgency

U.N. Climate Summit to catalyze action on climate change prior to 2015 framework convention. read more »

July 11, 2014

Working for a Just and Lasting Peace Advocacy Packet

"Working for a Just and Lasting Peace in Israel and Palestine" is an advocacy packet created by the General Board of Church & Society and the Global Ministries of the United Methodist Church. The advocacy packet contains a multitude of educational resources for use in local congregations, including information on... read more »

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

From Pakistan to the U.N.

Social-justice agency intern pursues dream in New York City

Experience ‘deepening rudimentary thinking on need for holistic understanding of rightful duties as citizens of this planet,’ intern says. read more »

by Shanzae Asif
on June 25, 2014

My experience engaging in boycott action with Jewish Voice for Peace

I arrived a few weeks ago in Washington, D.C., as one of many social-justice interns working at the General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) this summer. During the few weeks that I’ve been here, I’ve focused on the work of GBCS with concern to... read more »

Posted by Emilia Truluck on June 23, 2014

Replenish education fund

U.N. Advocacy Group on MDGs reaches out to G-7 members

Pledges being accepted to Global Partnership for Education to implement sound education plans in vulnerable nations. read more »

June 13, 2014

A ‘United Methodology’

A commentary on Infopoverty 2014

High-school freshman learns how UMC leads fight to improve lives of millions of people around the world. read more »

by Jake Bennett
on April 22, 2014

2014 legislative priorities

Social justice agency announces congressional advocacy agenda

Rooted in United Methodist Social Principles, priorities include items in recent headlines, some holdovers from 2013. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on April 08, 2014

Education, Gender, Maternal Health

United Methodist agencies take part in event at 58th Commission on the Status of Women

Panel addresses lingering question on how to realize social justice for women despite structural and cultural barriers they still face or witness. read more »

March 26, 2014

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