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

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

Me and Them

Dan, Youth Participant Davidson UMC June 2013 Me, certainty of where I’ll sleep, my future, my success Them, uncertainty of everything Me, a bed for a bed Them, a loud city street Me, a blanket for a blanket Them, the clothes off their back Me, a dresser for a... read more »

Posted by Alex Larson on July 15, 2013


Jared, Youth Participant Davidson UMC June 2013 Starving, lonely, desperate and hopeless. These are the words I’m bound to, words that society uses to define my every day. These words evoke pity and empathy. They are responsible for the helpful yet shallow, futile and patronizing acts of charity. Things... read more »

Posted by Alex Larson on July 15, 2013

I Never Knew

Youth Participant Davidson UMC June 2013 I never knew that people could get food whenever they wanted. I never knew that a bed felt so soft. I never knew that water came out of faucets in people’s houses. I never knew that you could own your own bathroom and... read more »

Posted by Alex Larson on July 15, 2013

60 Minutes Story on Homeless Youth

For some children, socializing and learning are being cruelly complicated by homelessness, as Scott Pelley reports from Florida, where school buses now stop at motels for children who've lost their homes. Watch Hard Times Generation: Homeless Kids

Posted on July 10, 2013

A radical learning experience

A reflection on human sexuality seminar

U.M. Seminars presents eye-opening information through creative learning venues. read more »

by Chandler Grace Terry
on July 01, 2013

Help for children in poverty

United Methodists organizing mass effort

S.C. Conference to participate in global Pan-Methodist campaign. read more »

by Jessica Connor
on June 21, 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

“Moms for Moms” petition launches

Petition urges funding to prevent malaria-related deaths

"Moms for Moms" petition launches to preserve U.S. global health funding to fight malaria and other diseases of poverty. read more »

April 25, 2013

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