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2015 Peace with Justice grants

General Board of Church & Society awards $41,400 to 15 ministriesGeneral Board of Church & Society awards $41,400 to 15 ministries

Projects in 5 Central Conferences, every U.S. jurisdiction witness to God's demand for faithful, just, secure world. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on April 24, 2015

Honor your mother May 10

Please give the gift of life this year!

You Can Just Save One by preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV around the world. read more »

by Linda Bales Todd
on April 24, 2015

$41,400 Peace with Justice grants go to 15 ministries around the globe

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) has awarded $41,400 to 15 Peace with Justice ministries around the world. The grants are in conjunction with the denomination’s Peace with Justice Sunday, which witnesses to God's demand for a faithful, just, disarmed and... read more»

April 16, 2015

Reclaiming birth with sacred worth

U.S. media portrayals make birth kind of terrifying

Faith communities have opportunity to ensure dignity of every woman honored during pregnancy, childbirth and throughout her life, read more »

by Katey Zeh
on April 13, 2015

Build your library by ‘swapping’ sandwiches

Content of what we read as important as ability to read

The Sandwich Swap helps 2 girls learn value of diversity by exchanging food at school. read more »

by Tura Foster Gillespie
on April 02, 2015

Build your library by ‘swapping’ sandwiches

We should celebrate the historical work and struggles of women throughout the year, not just when reminded by Women’s History Month in March. The images that surround us — television shows, magazines, Facebook friends and posts, teachers, preachers and other community leaders — shape how we see and... read more »

Posted by Tura Foster Gillespie on March 30, 2015

Seeing ‘sacred worth’ in females

What would the world look like?

Panel tied to 59th U.N. Commission on Status of Women discusses ways to achieve empowerment. read more »

by Linda Bloom
on March 25, 2015

Build your library by adding ‘One,’ ‘Zero’

Books address tolerance, acceptance, power of one voice

Award-winning author, illustrator Kathryn Otoshi’s works help find value in ourselves, in others. read more »

by Tura Foster Gillespie
on March 25, 2015

Build your library by adding ‘One,’ ‘Zero’

March is Women’s History Month. It reminds us that throughout the year, we should celebrate the historical work and struggles of women. The images that surround us — television shows, magazines, Facebook friends and posts, teachers, preachers and other community leaders — shape how we see and who... read more »

Posted by Tura Foster Gillespie on March 19, 2015

TAKE ACTION: Call Senators, Support Justice for Victims of Trafficking

Urge your Senators: Find a Bipartisan Solution for S. 178, Justice for Victims of Trafficking Your voice needs to be heard. Make sure the Senate finds a bipartisan solution to take action to End Modern Slavery! Call 1-888-427-0484 We need a bipartisan solution to advance the fight to end... read more »

Posted by Susan Burton on March 19, 2015

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