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

‘Christian Responses to Climate Change’

Presentation offers basic facts, addresses controversy and consensus

Founder of Earth Justice Ministries seeks to link personal spirituality with social and environmental concerns. read more »

August 05, 2013

Green roof sprouts on United Methodist Building

Sustainability programs implemented throughout building

Environmentally friendly, energy-saving vegetation absorbs water, filters pollutants. read more »

by Michelle Whittaker
on July 18, 2013

Creation Justice Ministries

National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Program to branch off on own

Ministry focus remains working through education, training and public witness to protect God’s people and planet. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on July 18, 2013

UMW commends Obama on climate plan

Praises large-scale changes proposed, but concerns remain

Need to transform economy, energy needs and sources, and relationship with natural world. read more »

July 18, 2013

Sanitation MDG will fall short

Billions still will lack sanitation by 2015

World Health Organization, U.N. Children’s Fund report says 1/3 global population will not have improved sanitation. read more »

by Selah Hennessy
on May 15, 2013

Earth Day celebration

A worship service honoring God’s good Creation

National Council of Church’s Eco-Justice Programs resource, ‘Sunday Morning Sustainability’ provides basis for service. read more »

May 02, 2013

Carbon market crossroads

Harnessing global markets to confront climate change

Stimulating much stronger climate action requires creating real political will: a sense of purpose that simply does not exist today. read more »

by Nigel Purvis, Samuel Grausz and Andrew Light
on May 02, 2013

White House honors youth solar ministry

Partnership between Los Gatos UMC and Los Gatos Morning Rotary

2 United Methodists take an idea for bringing light to people living in darkness from their church altar to the White House in less than a year. read more »

by Heather Hahn
on May 02, 2013

Peace on the Land

Peace on the Land by Steve Sprecher This article gives examples of what the Bible says about some of the environmental issues which impact the world today. Biblical passages are used to show that we are to be stewards of the Earth and "we are not to exploit and waste... read more »

Posted on April 30, 2013

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