Green roof sprouts on United Methodist Building

Sustainability programs implemented throughout building

Environmentally friendly, energy-saving vegetation absorbs water, filters pollutants. read more »

by Michelle Whittaker
on July 18, 2013

Creation Justice Ministries

National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Program to branch off on own

Ministry focus remains working through education, training and public witness to protect God’s people and planet. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on July 18, 2013

UMW commends Obama on climate plan

Praises large-scale changes proposed, but concerns remain

Need to transform economy, energy needs and sources, and relationship with natural world. read more »

July 18, 2013

Carbon market crossroads

Harnessing global markets to confront climate change

Stimulating much stronger climate action requires creating real political will: a sense of purpose that simply does not exist today. read more »

by Nigel Purvis, Samuel Grausz and Andrew Light
on May 02, 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

East Belfast Mission leader to speak at UMC dinner

April 4 during 11th Ecumenical Advocacy Days

Will also give luncheon presentation at United Methodist Building April 9. read more »

March 12, 2013

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

At God’s Table, April 5-8

11th Ecumenical Advocacy Days to focus on food justice

More than 50 workshops will support ending hunger, improving nutrition, creating more just, sustainable food systems and protecting God's creation. read more »

February 08, 2013

Pastor honored as ‘Champion of Change’

North Alabama's Allocca recognized by White House for strengthening food security

PEER aims at transforming diverse, low-income neighborhood into community empowered with resources for healthful living, learning and working. read more »

October 12, 2012

Social Principles Bulletin Inserts

The General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) has developed bulletin inserts featuring individual United Methodist Social Principles. The resource, designed to be included in church worship bulletins, can be downloaded for free from the agency’s website. The bulletin inserts are in two colors that will reproduce excellently... read more »

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