• Word from Winkler — A ministry to complete

    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is a hero whose message amazingly resonates and remains timely today. Read More
  • 1,000 peace cranes take flight

    In United Methodist Building foyer through International Day of Peace. Read More
  • Rethink understanding of malaria

    Best way to break cycle of malaria is to focus on healing the host, according to doctor. Read More
  • A grassroots health initiative

    Response by congregation to take action at ‘ground zero’ of Mississippi’s health epidemic. Read More

Peace, Malaria, Racism, Health, Immigration, Poverty, Fair wage, Federal budget, JustPeace

Word from Winkler — A ministry to complete

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is a hero whose message amazingly resonates and remains timely today. read more»

by Jim Winkler, General Secretary, General Board of Church and Society on August 12, 2013

1,000 peace cranes take flight

Origami birds make witness for peace, reconciliation

In United Methodist Building foyer through International Day of Peace. read more»

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action on August 12, 2013

Rethink understanding of malaria

Humans are ‘hosts,’ mosquitoes are ‘carriers’

Best way to break cycle of malaria is to focus on healing the host, according to doctor. read more»

by the Rev. Clayton Childers on August 12, 2013

A grassroots health initiative

John Wesley Health Center models mission

Response by congregation to take action at ‘ground zero’ of Mississippi’s health epidemic. read more»

by Jasmine Haynes on August 12, 2013

Annual Conferences take on social issues

Bishops issue rulings on contested resolutions

Hot-button topics included homosexuality, gun violence, divestment and immigration reform. read more»

by Kathy Gilbert on August 12, 2013

Sherry’s ‘metamorphosis’

Desert Southwest deacon finds no such thing as social gospel separate from personal justice

As a disciple of Christ, writer says she’s changed, and suddenly her eyes are open to injustices. read more»

by the Rev. Sherry Brady on August 12, 2013

Poverty war ‘morphing into war on poor’

Bishop Carder issues warning at Holston’s 4th ‘Abolishing Poverty’

Workshop goals to create awareness, equip attendees to take ministry to next level. read more»

by Annette Spence on August 12, 2013

It’s time

Minimum wage hasn’t been raised since 2009

Millions of U.S. workers don’t make enough money to support themselves and their families. read more»

by the Rev. Michael Livingston on August 12, 2013

Labor in the Pulpits

Toolkit available from Interfaith Worker Justice to plan Labor Day service

‘Worker Justice Congregations’ program launched for those that value workers and ethical employers. read more»

August 12, 2013

Cruel, unacceptable proposal

SNAP under unprecedented attack, says Bread for the World

U.S. House of Representatives preparing to gut Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program formerly known as food stamps. read more»

August 12, 2013

Organizing for local church involvement

Grassroots team will offer tips on Aug. 16 conference call

Will explain how enhanced ability and attention to organizing help local congregations become more involved. read more»

by the Rev. Dr. Jackson Day on August 12, 2013

MFSA plans events for March on Washington

Panel to address criminalization of race in America

Lightsey to preach worship service at historic Asbury UMC. read more»

August 12, 2013

‘JustPeace101,’ Oct. 31–Nov. 2

Nashville event will address faith-based conflict transformation

UMC’s Center for Conflict Transformation will address how to engage conflict constructively. read more»

August 12, 2013

Seminar Designer sought

U.M. Seminars for National & International Affairs

Position in Washington, D.C., designs seminars to address social-justice subjects selected by attendees. read more»

July 01, 2013