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‘Provocative’ March on Washington documentary

PBS to air story behind historic event Aug. 27

Film, narrated by Denzel Washington, includes interviews with key players from Dr. King’s inner circle. read more »

August 19, 2013

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

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

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

Congress August recess begins

Opportunity to discuss issues at home

Poverty, maternal health, food assistance, God’s creation, health care, immigration, gun violence and criminal-justice reform timely topics of concern. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on August 05, 2013

An icon will march again

12-year-old girl’s picture became symbolic of the March on Washington 50 years ago

United Methodist returns this month with her granddaughters hoping they will learn to stand for what is right. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on August 05, 2013

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

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