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3 topics just kept coming up

Unify as God’s people, act on truth, be present

Reiteration of these topics on interns’ trip to New York helped young woman understand what she is supposed to do in role God has given her. read more »

by Errolyn Gray
on July 29, 2013

Separation never good

Intern inspired by U.N. trip

Affirms personal goal to be among many cultures, not just deal with politics of one nation. read more »

by Malissa Eaddy
on July 29, 2013

A question about U.N. peacekeeping

Intern from Congo sees escalating violence

Seeks clarification about how U.N. ensures peacekeeping team achieves goals. read more »

by Glory Mulimba
on July 29, 2013

Word from Winkler — Nelson Mandela

Methodists should be particularly proud that Mandela’s life has been somewhat intertwined with our denomination. read more »

by Jim Winkler, General Secretary, General Board of Church and Society
on June 14, 2013

Human rights central to development

Equal access to information will make for just, sustainable world

Deployment of information, communications technologies crucial to process. read more »

by the Rev. Liberato Bautista
on June 14, 2013

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

Sanitation MDG will fall short

Billions still will lack sanitation by 2015

World Health Organization, U.N. Children’s Fund report says 1/3 global population will not have improved sanitation. read more »

by Selah Hennessy
on May 15, 2013

Task force on human rights, investment ethics

To evaluate how U.N. Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights can be adopted

General Conference resolution sets primary objective to identify how investments are supporting entities accused of contributing to human-rights violations. read more »

April 19, 2013

Death not the last word

A reflection on Mark 4:3-9

In Holy Week we remember the violent death of Jesus as we wrestle with the violence in our world. read more »

by the Rev. Ann Tiemeyer
on March 28, 2013

Women share real-life challenges

57th meeting of Commission on Status of Women at U.N.

United Methodist Women, General Boards of Church & Society, Global Ministries active during conference that rang with calls for gender equality. read more »

by Linda Bloom
on March 21, 2013

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