Body of War

(2007 – 87 minutes – not rated)
Tomas Young left for Iraq a gung-ho soldier. He returned home paralyzed, struggling to deal with his physical limitations and his changing feelings about the war. This eye-opening documentary looks at the raging debate over the war in Iraq through the eyes of this... read more »

Posted on May 01, 2013

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 »

United Methodist Committee on Disability Ministries

United Methodist Committee on Disability Ministries is dedicated to opening hearts, minds, and doors for people of all abilities in the United Methodist Church. As an agency of the United Methodist Church, we welcome interested people of all backgrounds. We draw our mandate from Luke 5.18, which tells how many people... read more »

Posted on August 13, 2012

Annual conferences report

Resolutions speak to current issues

The denomination’s stance on homosexuality issues continues to be a concern as this summer’s conferences considered petitions to next year’s General Conference. Other issues raised include Israel/Palestine, abortion, immigration reform, collective bargaining rights, hydraulic fracturing, racism and bullying. read more »

by the Rev. Clayton Childers and the Rev. Julie Wilson
on August 29, 2011

Eastern Pa. moves toward full accessibility

Ministry with Deaf workshop Oct. 17

Annual conference session offers services for hearing, visual and mobility disabilities. read more »

by Suzy Keenan
on September 04, 2009

American with Disabilities Act

Interfaith Letter Supports Restoration of Bill

Bill would protect people with disabilities from discrimination and correct rollback of civil rights since enactment of Americans with Disabilities Act. read more »

March 07, 2008