Faith in Action

  • Word from Winkler — A paradoxical experience

    Although the reality of social ills is hard to ignore, most local churches make little or no mention of social justice — often in an attempt not to offend someone. Read More
  • ‘Every day 9/11 in Congo’

    UMC wants to pursue sustainable peace affirming human dignity, protecting natural resources and human rights, according to social-justice agency executive. Read More
  • Crossing boundaries

    Bronx, N.Y., congregation deliberate in mission to erase boundaries: racial, cultural, gender, class, generational, etc. Read More
  • ‘We need intervention of the Church’

    United Methodist Church feels called to help alleviate trauma in country in crisis. Read More

Word from Winkler — A paradoxical experience

Although the reality of social ills is hard to ignore, most local churches make little or no mention of social justice — often in an attempt not to offend someone. read more»

by Jim Winkler, General Secretary, General Board of Church and Society on August 19, 2013

‘Every day 9/11 in Congo’

Rape, plunder, forced dislocation are weapons of war

UMC wants to pursue sustainable peace affirming human dignity, protecting natural resources and human rights, according to social-justice agency executive. read more»

by Pierre Omadjela on August 19, 2013

Crossing boundaries

New Day UMC seamlessly combines social justice with Word of God

Bronx, N.Y., congregation deliberate in mission to erase boundaries: racial, cultural, gender, class, generational, etc. read more»

by Garlinda Burton on August 19, 2013

‘We need intervention of the Church’

GBCS staff meets with DRC ministers to discuss health programs

United Methodist Church feels called to help alleviate trauma in country in crisis. read more»

by Pierre Omadjela on August 19, 2013

U.S. Attorney General targets mass incarceration

Social-justice agency praises Holder’s vow to address racial disparities

U.S. system's ineffectiveness, unsustainability, tremendous cost cited as reasons to change. read more»

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action on August 19, 2013

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