Social Principles Bulletin Inserts

The General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) has developed bulletin inserts featuring individual United Methodist Social Principles. The resource, designed to be included in church worship bulletins, can be downloaded for free from the agency’s website. The bulletin inserts are in two colors that will reproduce excellently... read more »

Pass it on

A Psalm for the adult aged

The theme of one generation passing along a legacy of faith to the next is found throughout Scripture. read more »

by Bishop Violet Fisher
on August 05, 2011

Aging and older adulthood

United Methodists, U.N. raise awareness of global concerns

2 events focused on older adults merit attention for celebration and as calls to advocacy to strengthen protection of human rights. read more »

by the Rev. Liberato Bautista
on April 21, 2011

Sex and the Church — You’re never too old

United Methodists, U.N. raise awareness of global concerns

The myth of desexualization as a person gets older is among the stereotypes of ageism. read more »

by Richard Gentzler Jr., DMin.
on January 06, 2010

Elder Abuse

A Faith-Based Response

Churches can play a critical role in the prevention of elder abuse — largely a hidden problem — through learning to identify and appropriately responding. read more »

by the Rev. Dr. Andrew J. Weaver
on January 06, 2010

Development and Participation in an Ageing World

International Day of Older Persons Celebrated October 1

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by the Rev. Liberato Bautista, Assistant General Secretary
on October 01, 2007