Health-care decision applauded

Health Care Working Group praises 6-3 Supreme Court vote

Interfaith leaders' joint statement celebrates millions of people will no longer worry about losing health-insurance subsidies. read more »

June 29, 2015

United Methodists welcome health-care ruling

ACA insurance subsidies approved by 6-3 Supreme Court ruling

Some annual conferences have seen Affordable Care Act as game changer that relieves them, local churches of a huge financial burden. read more »

by Heather Hahn
on June 29, 2015

Faith-based Health Care Working Group applauds Supreme Court decision

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Members of the Washington Interreligious Staff Council Health Care Working Group, which includes the United Methodist Church General Board of Church & Society (GBCS), released a joint statement celebrating the U.S. Supreme Court decision yesterday that ensures millions of people will no longer have to... read more»

June 26, 2015

Insure Tennessee’s 2nd chance

Moral Day of Action planned in Knoxville March 30

Goal to provide visible reminder that 280,000 uninsured Tennesseans not invisible to everyone. read more »

March 25, 2015

Faith leaders address King v. Burwell

Interfaith group supports Affordable Care Act as justices hear arguments

Protestant, Catholic, Jewish and Muslim leaders emphasize moral imperative to have health care for everyone. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on March 09, 2015

Court case threatens Affordable Care Act

Conference call Friday, Feb. 20, to discuss ramifications

‘King v. Burwell’ centers on challenge to tax credit to eligible consumers enrolling in health insurance. read more »

by the Rev. Cynthia Abrams
on February 16, 2015

‘Fast for Fairness’

A moral call to ‘Insure Tennessee’

Ash Wednesday action at state legislature will include fasting, student sit-in to expand health coverage. read more »

February 16, 2015

Support ‘Insure Tennessee’

A pastoral letter to United Methodists in Tennessee

Bishop urges United Methodists advocate for governor’s initiative that would provide health coverage to 200,000 more Tennesseans. read more »

by Bishop Bill McAlilly and Bishop Mary Taylor
on February 02, 2015

Faith Weekends of Action for health care

Burwell meets with faith leaders at United Methodist Building

HHS Secretary asks faith groups to host enrollment activities, spread word about Affordable Care Act. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on January 09, 2015

Changing the ‘game’

Illinois Great Rivers ends health insurance plan

Other conferences evaluating similar action to stem rising costs of supporting aging, often ailing clergy risk pool. read more »

by Heather Hahn
on September 12, 2014

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