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Global Young People’s Gathering headed to the Philippines

The Division on Ministries with Young People of the United Methodist Board of Discipleship (DMYP) is hosting the Global Young People’s Convocation and Legislative Assembly (GYPCLA) in Tagaytay, Luzon, The Philippines July 16 – 20, 2014. read more »

April 25, 2013

2013 Peace with Justice grants

$48,000 awarded to 14 ministries

Grants go to programs that address issues such as gun violence, immigration, Palestine, human trafficking and racial discrimination. read more »

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

$110,000 awarded in Ethnic Local Church Grants

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Board of Directors of the United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) awarded $110,000 in Ethnic Local Church grants during their spring meeting here. Grants strengthen congregations through education, advocacy or leadership development for social-justice engagement. Ethnic Local Church Grants strengthen congregations through education,... read more»

March 19, 2013

Opportunity for faith communities

Young people having hard time coping

It makes little sense to cut back campus and young-adult ministries; it makes more sense to expand this vital mission outreach. read more »

by the Rev. Dr. Beth Cooper
on September 04, 2012

Young adult shootings

General public seems unaware of pressures causing rampages

Students experiencing losses, pressures and mental illness in epidemic proportions on college and university campuses. read more »

by the Rev. Dr. Beth Cooper
on August 27, 2012

American University responds to hate group

Students offer hugs at Westboro protest

United Methodist students grasp opportunity to display love, inclusiveness to campus community and to hate group. read more »

by Kathy Gilbert
on March 09, 2011

Word from Winkler — In pursuit of justice for the least and lost

UMC Global AIDS Fund Committee issues call to confront intolerance

The General Board of Church & Society has been at the heart of many successes in the past year following its mandate to get the United Methodist Social Principles implemented. read more »

by Jim Winkler, General Secretary, General Board of Church and Society
on February 22, 2011

Help youths fight ‘cyberbullies’

Churches can influence behavior

Internet harassment grabbed the spotlight recently after several ‘cyberbullying’ victims committed suicide. read more »

by Joey Butler
on October 26, 2010

Taking a day ‘on,’ not ‘off’’

Martin Luther King Day, Jan. 18

United Methodist Ministries, Omaha, Neb., invites jr. and sr. high youth groups to take part in service projects. read more »

January 13, 2010

Human Relations Day Grants 2010 deadline

Deadline to apply Jan. 10

Support ministries to non-violent young offenders through education, advocacy or leadership training and development. read more »

November 09, 2009

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