‘Faithful budget’ prayer vigils resume

Will be held weekly on lawn of United Methodist Building

Interreligious prayer vigils across the street from the U.S. Capitol will call on God to move in the hearts of policymakers to develop a just, compassionate budget. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor,
on October 04, 2011

World Food Day, Oct. 16

Share a meal to discuss how to help end hunger

Church World Service offers free resources to organize a meal, discuss issues and help with worship services. read more »

September 27, 2011

9th annual Fair Trade Market

‘Weaving a Single World’ in November

Manchester (Mo.) United Methodist Church will hold its ninth annual Fair Trade Market, one of the largest of its kind, emphasizing fair labor practices in developing countries. read more »

September 13, 2011

Pilgrimage to Publix

Immokalee workers ride 11 days, 200 miles

People of faith partner with farm workers to cultivate justice in the Florida tomato fields. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor,
on September 13, 2011

Appalachian Assembly

‘Rethink Appalachia’ at Lake Junaluska, N.C., Oct. 19-21

Faith leaders will gather for Bible study, leader training, worship and networking as they consider effective ministry for a changing environment. read more »

September 13, 2011

Hyatt union workers strike

Religious leaders join picket line

1-day walk out at the Hyatt Regency Chicago happens nearly two years after workers’ contract expired and months of stalled negotiations. read more »

by the Rev. Michael Mann and Anne Marie Gerhardt
on July 06, 2011

‘Collective Bargaining’

FaithLink downloadable study resource

The United Methodist Church historically has taken a special interest in issues that involve justice in the workplace and the dignity and well-being of workers, a stance that has a new imperative with political attacks on unions. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on April 28, 2011

Word from Winkler — Picking the pockets of the poor

God sides with the poor, not because they are more virtuous than the rich, but because that is God’s way of healing the pain in the human family. read more »

by Jim Winkler, General Secretary, General Board of Church and Society
on April 06, 2011

But for the grace of God

The face of despair

The political wrangling in Washington, D.C., seems to deny the realities of those on the margins of society. read more »

by David Scott
on January 25, 2011

Give fair-trade holiday campaign

Web site has special offers, gift pledge, stories

Put your faith into practice through fair trade to change how we value the work of people. read more »

by Michelle Whittaker
on November 19, 2010

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