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2013 legislative priorities

Immigration reform, reducing gun violence, ‘moral federal budget,’ combating human trafficking targeted

Priorities support Christian social concerns and represent areas to which the faith community can bring a unique voice to the legislative process. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on February 19, 2013

Placemats make point on food rights

World Food Day is Oct. 16

Church World Service is promoting 'Share a Meal' project in cooperation with partners, including United Methodist Women, General Board of Church & Society and Church Women United. read more »

by Linda Bloom
on October 04, 2012

Limit gun magazine capacity

Capitol press conference introduces McCarthy bill

Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence, Rep. Moran of Virginia take part in introduction. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on January 25, 2011

Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence

Coalition calls for effective gun policies

24 national faith organizations form coalition to confront America’s gun violence epidemic. read more »

January 18, 2011

Time for ‘soul searching’ about toxic rhetoric

50+ faith leaders letter to Congress

Christian, Jewish, Muslim leaders call for renewed commitment to dialog, democracy in full-page ad in Roll Call . read more »

January 18, 2011

Lives lost in Tucson shooting mourned

Prayers raised for victims, families

General Board of Church & Society condemns vitriolic political discourse, calls for more responsible gun laws. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on January 18, 2011

Bringing attention to rural poverty

United Methodist Appalachian Ministry Network

Is the denomination moving away from programs that address rural poverty? read more »

by Vicki Brown
on November 09, 2010

Word from Winkler — Deny until they die

The impact of Agent Orange on the people and environment of Vietnam raises questions about the U.S.'s moral responsibility to rectify what it inflicted. read more »

by Jim Winkler, General Secretary, General Board of Church and Society
on June 14, 2010

The Micah Corps

Nebraska Conference young adult intern program

Internship integrates faith and justice ministries through prayer, study and action. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on June 22, 2009

12 ethnic young adults begin internships

Work at social justice ministries in U.S. capital

Summer interns drawn from 11 conferences, all jurisdictions. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on June 08, 2009

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