Faith in Action

Caring for Creation March 15-18

McKibben will be featured speaker at Lake Junaluska

Faith-based eco-justice event will explore ways individuals and churches can become more environmentally conscious and good stewards of God’s Earth. read more»

January 06, 2012

Pension board divests from private prisons

United Methodist agency decides profiting from incarceration incompatible with Social Principles

General Board of Pension & Health Benefits announced decision to prohibit investments in companies that derive more than 10% of their revenue from the management and operation of prison facilities. read more»

by Heather Hahn on January 06, 2012

Ecumenical Advocacy Days 2012

‘Is this the Fast I Seek?' March 23-26

People of faith to come to U.S. Capitol for lobbying after education on advocacy, economy and federal budget priorities. read more»

January 06, 2012

New Year’s Day firebombings condemned

Religious leaders saddened by violence in New York

Members of Muslim, Christian and Hindu communities affected, including a house of worship, but alleged perpetrator claims crime motivated by personal grievances, not religious intolerance. read more»

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, on January 06, 2012

20th UM Day at General Assembly

Bishop Kammerer, Winkler to discuss faith, social justice advocacy Feb. 2

Virginia UMW, Board of Church & Society annual event will include advocacy visits at state capitol. read more»

January 06, 2012

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