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Creation care as God’s mandate

‘Environmental Resurrection: Let Justice Roll Down Like Waters,’ April 24-25

8th annual conference will help people understand care for other people, for justice intimately tied to treatment of all of creation. read more »

by Linda Bloom
on April 02, 2015

$120,000 in grants approved

Henry-Crowe identifies 5 challenges to denomination

Board addresses Native American issues, gender-based violence, United Methodist Building history, report on Social Principles consultations. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on March 16, 2015

A ‘right to hope’

Panel on climate change and human rights

World Council of Churches chief executive said hope should not be passive waiting, but part of active process towards justice and peace. read more »

March 16, 2015

Endorse Peace & Planet Mobilization

Event April 24-25 for nuclear-free, peaceful, just, sustainable world

Thousands expected to converge on U.N. on eve of Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Conference. read more »

February 23, 2015

Maryland clergy call for clean energy

Urge state legislature to take steps

More than 200 religious leaders will deliver letter to legislators to double reliance by 2025. read more »

February 23, 2015

Women combat climate change

Webinar explores intersections of women with climate

Healthy Families, Healthy Planet co-hosts ‘Sacred Worth, Sacred Earth’ with Sierra Club. read more »

by Katie Kraft
on February 10, 2015

Climate justice pilgrims

Plan to impact COP21 in Paris

Pilgrims want to urge world leaders to produce legally binding and universal agreement at U.N. Climate Change Conference in Paris. read more »

February 02, 2015

Faith organizations assess COP20

Begin planning for COP21 in Paris

Panelists share strategies, lessons learned concerning how they may rejuvenate efforts for global climate justice ahead of COP21. read more »

February 02, 2015

Social-justice agency announces staff realignments

Hill to lead advocacy, grassroots organizing; Abrams, Harrison assume roles as Special Assistants to General Secretary

3 changes will enhance mission to accomplish mandate to seek implementation of Social Principles and other commitments on Christian social concerns of denomination. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on January 16, 2015

General Board of Church & Society announces staff realignments

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe, general secretary of the United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS), announces that John Hill, director of Economic & Environmental Justice, is promoted to Assistant General Secretary with responsibility for Advocacy & Grassroots Organizing. Two other advocacy directors are... read more»

January 15, 2015

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