Prayers for Egypt

World Council of Churches seeks healing, justice, peace for all

17 churches burnt and over 600 people killed following Aug.14 clashes. read more »

August 19, 2013

2013 World Week for Peace in Palestine Israel

‘Common witness’ observances will occur Sept. 22–28

People of faith encouraged to participate in worship services, educational events, acts of advocacy in support of just peace for Israelis and Palestinians. read more »

August 19, 2013

Jerusalem Prayer for 2013

Christian churches in Holy City ‘pray for hope where hopelessness reigns’

Churches in Jerusalem annually issue joint prayer for use during World Week for Peace in Palestine Israel, Sept. 22–28. 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

1,000 peace cranes take flight

Origami birds make witness for peace, reconciliation

In United Methodist Building foyer through International Day of Peace. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on August 12, 2013

Annual Conferences take on social issues

Bishops issue rulings on contested resolutions

Hot-button topics included homosexuality, gun violence, divestment and immigration reform. read more »

by Kathy Gilbert
on August 12, 2013

‘JustPeace101,’ Oct. 31–Nov. 2

Nashville event will address faith-based conflict transformation

UMC’s Center for Conflict Transformation will address how to engage conflict constructively. read more »

August 12, 2013

A story of forgiveness

Congo woman loses husband, 4 children to rebels

Issues challenge to forgive at GBCS-led seminar on management and resolution of conflict. read more »

by Pierre Omadjela
on August 05, 2013

Jewish, Christian, Muslim leaders support Kerry efforts

Voice strong support for ‘determined initiative’ in Middle East

30 faith leaders endorse letter coordinated by National Interreligious Leadership Initiative. read more »

August 05, 2013

Faith leaders concerned about Syria

Urge President Obama to negotiate solution, don't provide arms

Letter cautions Syria’s ‘rich religious and ethnic tapestry’ at risk of fraying beyond repair. read more »

August 05, 2013

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