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Today, We Celebrate Motherhood

On Mother’s Day we celebrate women around the world and rekindle our commitment to maternal health, and the safety of millions of women and children globally. read more »

by Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe
on May 13, 2017

A Faithful Response to Domestic Violence

Upstate pastors learn new ways the church can help victims, stop violence

Susan Burton of Church and Society helps facilitate a conversation in the South Carolina Conference about domestic violence. read more »

by Jessica Brodie
on May 05, 2017

Peace With Justice Sunday is Right Around the Corner!

Ensure your church is participating

Peace With Justice Sunday is June 11, 2017. read more »

May 05, 2017

Some Bad News

A response to the passage of the AHCA

After the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would harm health care coverage for millions of Americans, Rev. Cynthia Abrams responded. read more »

by Rev. Cynthia Abrams
on May 05, 2017

Church and Society Awards Over $100,000 in Grants

Through the Peace With Justice, Human Relations Day, and Ethnic Local Church grant programs, 20 ministries received funds read more »

May 04, 2017

Compassion Turned Into Action

A Mother's Day Reflection

As we celebrate motherhood, Rev. Gile also encourages us to advocate for funding for information and programs to ensure safe motherhood around the world. read more »

by Rev. Gina Gile
on May 03, 2017

Becoming an Ambassador of Hope: An Easter Reflection

On March 11, 2017, I took part in a Healing of Memories Service at St. Michael’s Church in Hildesheim, Germany. In my role as co chair of the National Council of Churches in Germany, I served as one of the liturgists. The main actors were representatives of the Roman Catholic... read more »

Posted by Bishop Rosemarie Wenner on April 16, 2017

Was There Anything We Could Have Done? A Good Friday Reflection

From the Syrian town of Khan Shekihoun last week came the story of a woman who gave her name as Om Ahmed.   In her deepest sorrow she said, “If the world wanted to stop this they would have done so by now.  One more chemical attack... read more »

Posted by Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe on April 13, 2017

In Support of the United Nations Population Fund

We have a moral obligation to save the lives of millions of women and children around the world

At the defunding of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), improvements made in advancing maternal health around the world will suffer. read more »

April 12, 2017

Active legacy: United Methodists at the UN

United Methodist News Service covers the Spring Church and Society board meeting and their trip to the United Nations. read more »

by Linda Bloom
on April 12, 2017

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