Ethnic Local Church, Human Relations Day grants

More than $290,000 awarded to 15 ministries

Grants support diverse ministries, including immigrant justice work in Texas, criminal justice reform in Florida, youth ministry in the Philippines and a Native American Organizing Initiative; 2 support interagency programs involving GBCS and the General Boards of Discpleship and Global Ministries. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on October 26, 2011

Youth in Missions Week July 6-10

Teenage abolitionist to share his story

Maker of film “Invisible Children” and founder of Just4One Ministry will be featured speakers. read more »

June 20, 2008

Bautista Elected President

Conference of NGOs in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations (CONGO)

There is an opportunity to ensure this year that the U.S. halts its use of torture as a form of interrogation. read more »


on January 11, 2008

A Partnership to Protect Children

The United Nations and the Church

To commemorate and celebrate the one-year anniversary of Security Council Resolution 1612 - a July 2005 pledge to protect children in areas of armed conflict - the World Council of Churches held a high-level panel of notable church officials, activists and United Nations officials. read more »

by Thea Sebastian
on July 20, 2006

Blessed are the Peacemakers

On Jan. 21, 2005, more than 50 governments meeting in Geneva agreed unanimously on a new treaty to ban the use of children in combat. More than 300,000 children under the age of eighteen are currently participating in armed conflicts around the globe. read more »

June 30, 2005