End brinksmanship

Christian leaders letter to Obama, Congress

Circle of Protection asks both Democrats and Republicans to replace poverty with opportunity. read more »

February 28, 2013

Ecumenical Advocacy Days ‘ask’ of Congress

‘At God’s Table: Food Justice for A Healthy World,’ April 5-8

1,000 advocates will encourage Congress to alleviate hunger, support vibrant farms and healthy communities, and protect God's creation. read more »

February 28, 2013

2013 legislative priorities

Immigration reform, reducing gun violence, ‘moral federal budget,’ combating human trafficking targeted

Priorities support Christian social concerns and represent areas to which the faith community can bring a unique voice to the legislative process. read more »

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

Interconnections Exercise

This exercise will help to increase awareness of social, economic and environmental issues and the ways in which the issues intersect. The exercise also encourages critical thinking and can be used with groups of any size. Interconnections... read more »

Word from Winkler — God is Hope

Local churches need to know of best practices to be in ministry with the poor. read more »

by Jim Winkler, General Secretary, General Board of Church and Society
on December 19, 2012

Some Thoughts On Stewardship

This week I got a Stewardship Card in the mail from the church. It mentioned John Wesley’s sermon on “The Use of Money.” I decided to check it out. I started by scanning it. It is long, 10 pages. Never once did it mention mortgage, car... read more »

Posted by Steve Bruck, St. George’s United Methodist Church (Fairfax VA) on October 16, 2012

Gold sales windfall to benefit poor

Jubilee USA, global partners convince IMF to allot $4 billion to most vulnerable nations

Tens of thousands of petitions, 60 global partners push fund towards debt relief. read more »

by Eric LeCompte
on October 04, 2012

Faith and Facts Cards

Two-sided study card with Biblical references, United Methodist Social Principles and resolutions, facts regarding the issue, and steps you and your church can take to make a difference. Vist our store to order cards.

Peace with Justice

The Peace with Justice Program aims to make shalom visible and active in people's lives and communities. The General Conference assigned the General Board of Church and Society to implement the program and called the church to "strengthen its capacity to act as a public policy advocate" in communities... Read More

Hunger and Poverty

Poverty kills. It kills 300,000 children every day. Is not this the fast that I choose: to loose the bonds of injustice, to undo the thongs of the yoke, to let the oppressed go free, and to break every yoke?
Isaiah 58, NRSV It shortens, injures and thwarts the lives of... Read More

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