Next world’s development agenda

High-level panel releases recommendations

Call for new global partnership to eradicate poverty, transform economies through sustainable development. read more »

June 06, 2013

Reverse Trick-or-Treating

Hundreds of groups of Trick-or-Treaters in the United States and Canada will unite to help: END poverty among cocoa farmers END forced/abusive child labor in the cocoa industry PROMOTE Fair Trade PROTECT the environment Happy Halloween! Hand out Fair Trade chocolate to Trick-or-Treaters, knowing you are helping to support... read more »

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

Story of Bottled Water

The Story of Bottled Water, released on March 22, 2010 (World Water Day) employs the Story of Stuff style to tell the story of manufactured demand—how you get Americans to buy more than half a billion bottles of water every week when it already flows from the tap. Over five... read more »

Posted on September 28, 2012

World Food Day resources

United Methodist Women, Oxfam America fund Church World Service project

Free placemats, other downloadable resources enable organizing meal to discuss global hunger. read more »

September 26, 2012

Faith and Facts Cards

Two-sided study card with Biblical references, United Methodist Social Principles and resolutions, facts regarding the issue, and steps you and your church can take to make a difference. Vist our store to order cards.

The Story of Change

Can shopping save the world? The Story of Change urges viewers to put down their credit cards and start exercising their citizen muscles to build a more sustainable, just and fulfilling world.  Visit for more... read more »

Ecumenical Advocacy Days 2011

‘Development, Security & Economic Justice: What’s Gender Got to Do with It?’

Faith-based advocates will gather March 25-28 in nation’s capital to learn about issues, visit members of Congress. read more »

November 09, 2010

Churches Week of Action on Food

Start planning for Oct. 10-17

Lift up voices of small-scale food producers, particularly women, to have choices on what crops to grow and how. read more »

August 02, 2010

WASH for Lent

Initiative emphasizes global water crisis

Web site offers daily reminders, steps for action, prayer to address global emergency. read more »

February 05, 2010

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