An Advent Study for HIV/AIDS

The Season for Change


Mozambique’s women

50 years of spreading the word

750 women gather at United Methodist Chicuque Mission to celebrate anniversary Jubilee. read more »

by Susan Keaton
on December 05, 2014

Sexual orientation, gender identity discrimination

U.S. Labor Dept. announces final rule to protect workers

‘No one should live in fear of being fired or passed over or discriminated against at work simply because of who they are or who they love,’ Perez states. read more »

December 05, 2014

‘I’m not for sale!’

Human trafficking is modern-day slavery

Baltimore Samaritan Women’s House promotes healing, hope in Christian setting that draws on cutting-edge clinical methodology in complex trauma recovery. read more »

by Melissa Lauber
on November 13, 2014

New domestic violence resource

Website provides state-specific information about gun violence and domestic violence. read more »

November 04, 2014

No excuse for violence against women

Join ‘NoXcuses’ campaign of World YWCA

Leads up to ‘16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence.’ read more »

October 20, 2014

Social-justice agency awards Ethnic Local Church grants

CHEVY CHASE, MD. — The Board of Directors of the United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) awarded two Ethnic Local Church Grants at its fall meeting here last month. The board members also engaged each other in extensive dialogue around indigenous peoples, especially on the denomination&rsquo... read more»

October 03, 2014

UMC response predates NFL’s bad news

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Church leaders can do more to address a problem seldom mentioned from the pulpit. read more »

by Heather Hahn
on October 02, 2014

Agency heads meet with White House staff

Discuss issues of common concern

Mentoring young men, campus sexual violence, religious persecution in Middle East among topics addressed. read more »

by the Rev. Larry Hollon
on October 02, 2014

United Methodist Historic Site #487

Davisson Cluster dedication honors first ordained woman

Helenor Davisson Cluster in Indiana honors early Methodist Circuit Rider’s daughter who became a Deacon. read more »

by Dan Gangler
on October 02, 2014

‘United Methodist Church made me who I am’

Grandparents, parents modeled commitment to God and common good

God's call from earliest visits to grandparents’ homes to today has been to increase consciousness about lessening injustices. read more »

by Susan Burton, Director of Women’s & Children’s Advocacy, General Board of Church & Society
on September 02, 2014

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