I was sentenced to death: an Ash Wednesday reflection

This Lenten season, Ndume Olatushani’s art work will be part of a Stations of the Cross art exhibit in Washington, DC. His art speaks to the need disrupt the ‘cradle to prison’ pipeline. His reflection on his own death sentance is the first of our Lenten... read more »

Posted by Katie Monfortte on March 01, 2017

General Conference 2016

Church and Society has compiled information on selected talking points. This information can be accessed in multiple languages below. English petition information French petition information Portuguese petition information Tagalog petition information   The General Board of Church & Society has submitted the following petitions to the 2016 General Conference. The petitions... read more »


Advocating for the children of the world is a priority of the General Board of Church & Society. As people of faith, we are called to care for the least of these. We do so by working toward the elimination of all forms of discrimination and oppression of children, and... Read More

Legislation to end preventable maternal, child deaths worldwide applauded

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United Methodist General Board of Church & Society and its Healthy Families, Healthy Planet project applaud introduction in the U.S. Senate of the “Reach Every Mother & Child Act of 2015.” The legislation will improve how the United States provides life-saving assistance to... read more»

August 06, 2015

‘Children’s Books: Teaching Sacred Worth’ webinar resources available

Interview with award-winning author Eloise Greenfield featured

General Board of Church & Society launches initiative to teach sacred worth through children's books. read more »

by Susan Greer Burton
on July 28, 2015

‘Teaching Sacred Worth’ with Eloise Greenfield

Eloise Greenfield, prolific and award-winning children’s book author, was at the United Methodist Building July 17 for a conversation with Ethnic Minority Young Adult Summer Interns, who were working in social-justice placements in the U.S. capital, and a webinar, “Children’s Books: Teaching Sacred Worth.” ... read more »

Posted on July 25, 2015

Children’s Books: Teaching Sacred Worth

July 17 webinar will feature award-winning author

Children’s books can open world of possibilities, celebrate divine in everyone. read more »

by Susan Greer Burton
on July 10, 2015

Giving hope to children

Victims of Philippines extrajudicial killings

United Methodist Baguio Area helps build better future as part of Regional Ecumenical Council in the Cordillera. read more »

July 10, 2015

Praying for peace

Earlier this year, I received a wonderful letter from Meagan Gaddis, a 27-year-old woman from Oklahoma City. She was writing to thank the General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) for supporting Exodus House through the Peace with Justice grant program. This drawing is a “Prayer for Peace”... read more »

Posted by the Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe on May 20, 2015

‘Hate Hurts, Peace Heals’ resources

Lesson plan, book study guides, prayer template available

Initiative invites children to read and pray for peace as part of month-long Peace with Justice Sunday observance. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on May 15, 2015

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