Crossing boundaries

New Day UMC seamlessly combines social justice with Word of God

Bronx, N.Y., congregation deliberate in mission to erase boundaries: racial, cultural, gender, class, generational, etc. read more »

by Garlinda Burton
on August 19, 2013

Multiethnic ministry’s urban context

Too many churches closed, too many pastors transferred

30-year-old Northeastern Jurisdiction center works in region where church’s presence is declining in urban areas while underserved multiracial populations are increasing. read more »

by John Coleman Jr.
on February 22, 2012

Urban ministry summit

City pastors gather to build strategy in Upper New York

Summit allows persons to share stories of ministry and service to families living in poverty in ‘our neighborhoods,’ lay groundwork for planning summit in March. read more »

by Nelson Price
on January 16, 2012

Sing a New Song

Bishops Sprague, Flunder will keynote Aug. 25-28 in Huron, Ohio

Methodist Federation for Social Justice, Reconciling Ministries Network event to create common vision of justice and inclusion. read more »

August 05, 2011

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

Mission to be focus of SBC 21 training

North Alabama Conference, Jan. 21-22

Stengthening the Black Church for the 21st Century event will bring speakers from across the country to Birmingham. read more »

November 02, 2010

Are we awake or asleep?

A reflection on Matthew 26:36-46

Does Jesus’ admonition to his disciples convict our avoidance of social justice engagement? read more »

by the Rev. Dr. Timothy Moore
on March 23, 2010

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