• Word from Winkler — An American myth

    Few poor people are able to become even Middle Class because they are trapped in dead-end jobs. Read More
  • Henry-Crowe to lead General Board of Church & Society

    Board of Directors 'overwhelmingly' affirms consensus of Search Committee, says Bishop Hoshibata. Read More
  • Henry-Crowe ‘left indelible mark on religious life’

    Most lasting contribution may be reinforcing Emory’s Methodist heritage while leading interfaith ministry. Read More
  • 50th anniversary of March on Washington

    Sponsors calling for 63 minutes of nonviolence across nation on Aug. 28 beginning at 3 p.m. Read More

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Word from Winkler — An American myth

Few poor people are able to become even Middle Class because they are trapped in dead-end jobs. read more»

by Jim Winkler, General Secretary, General Board of Church and Society on July 29, 2013

Henry-Crowe to lead General Board of Church & Society

Appointment will be effective in February

Board of Directors 'overwhelmingly' affirms consensus of Search Committee, says Bishop Hoshibata. read more»

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action on July 29, 2013

Henry-Crowe ‘left indelible mark on religious life’

Emory president says she built model for how to care for spiritual needs

Most lasting contribution may be reinforcing Emory’s Methodist heritage while leading interfaith ministry. read more»

July 29, 2013

50th anniversary of March on Washington

Week of events will commemorate historic demonstration

Sponsors calling for 63 minutes of nonviolence across nation on Aug. 28 beginning at 3 p.m. read more»

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action on July 29, 2013

5,000 Christian leaders issue reminder

Urge lawmakers to reaffirm commitment to Circle of Protection

Elected officials must make hungry and poor people a priority in addressing U.S.’s fiscal issues. read more»

July 29, 2013

Gravity of the black response

'Lift Every Voice & Sing' puts Zimmerman verdict in context

Race hard issue of life that from beginnings of nation people have not dared to discuss honestly. read more»

by the Rev. Gilbert Caldwell on July 29, 2013

‘Becoming America Congressional Pilgrimage’

Faith & Politics Institute trip to New York City highlights immigrant heritage

3-day trip for members of Congress explore iconic sites, exchange stories of faith and accomplishment. read more»

July 29, 2013

Child sex trafficking law passes

Nevada defines crime, toughens penalties

Gov. Sandoval signs legislation proposed by state’s attorney general. read more»

by the Rev. Art Gafke on July 29, 2013

Addiction Prevention Conference in Tampa

Will provide strategies for youth empowerment Sept. 27

Focus on prevention of alcohol, drug addiction, and adverse effect has on families and community. read more»

July 29, 2013

‘Congregations Taking Action Against Alcohol & Substance Misuse’

Sept. 19 Memphis event will explain how to deal with addictions

Will present information on how to create ministries aimed at providing alternatives to addictive behaviors. read more»

July 29, 2013

Health Care Justice Sabbath weekend

Sponsored by Mississippi’s Greenwood District Health Alliance

Dedication of Health Education Center to lead off July 26-28 event that include health fair. read more»

July 29, 2013

‘Sex Trafficking in Alabama’

Aug. 12 at Bluff Park UMC, Birmingham, Ala.

WellHouse founder to be featured speaker at event sponsored by Bluff Park UMW. read more»

July 29, 2013

3 topics just kept coming up

Unify as God’s people, act on truth, be present

Reiteration of these topics on interns’ trip to New York helped young woman understand what she is supposed to do in role God has given her. read more»

by Errolyn Gray on July 29, 2013

Separation never good

Intern inspired by U.N. trip

Affirms personal goal to be among many cultures, not just deal with politics of one nation. read more»

by Malissa Eaddy on July 29, 2013

A question about U.N. peacekeeping

Intern from Congo sees escalating violence

Seeks clarification about how U.N. ensures peacekeeping team achieves goals. read more»

by Glory Mulimba on July 29, 2013