Boardroom schemes

Report asserts bankruptcy is ‘war against aging, ill and disabled’

23,000 lives ‘unquestionably’ depend on outcome of bankruptcy case involving coalfield workers. read more »

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

Sign petition on Colombia abuses

Urge U.S. ambassador to intervene to protect Afro-Colombian leaders, human rights defenders, labor activists

United Methodist resolution expresses grave concerns about U.S. role in South American country. read more »

February 04, 2013

United Methodist bishops, social-justice agency welcome step forward on immigration reform

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The General Board of Church & Society of The United Methodist Church welcomes the Bipartisan Framework for Comprehensive Immigration Reform presented by eight U.S. Senators Monday, January 28. This framework offers necessary steps towards policy solutions, particularly regarding a pathway to full citizenship for all undocumented... read more»

January 28, 2013

Sacred spaces

Sitting in a street awaiting arrest, then in a holding cell on Black Friday

Young missionary joins protest to shed light on company committing grievous acts against employees. read more »

by Stephanie Kimec
on December 06, 2012

CLICK, CLACK, MOO: Cows That Type

CLICK, CLACK, MOO: Cows That Type  by Cronin Strikes and organizing and working for others (cows for hens) Fighting against a presumed, articulated value (“You are cows and hens. I demand milk and eggs.”) The man (pardon the pun) loses because the cows and hens stand their... read more »

Posted on September 28, 2012

Si Se Puede!

Si Se Puede! by Jane Addams A bilingual fictional story set against the backdrop of the successful janitors’ strike in Los Angeles in 2000. Tells the story of Carlito’s mother who works as a janitor and goes on strike for better wages. Carlitos and his classmates make a... read more »

Posted on September 28, 2012

Social Principles Bulletin Inserts

The General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) has developed bulletin inserts featuring individual United Methodist Social Principles. The resource, designed to be included in church worship bulletins, can be downloaded for free from the agency’s website. The bulletin inserts are in two colors that will reproduce excellently... read more »

Labor Day, with Tomatoes and Justice For All

God of shop and marketplace, of farm and studio, Of factory and shipping lane, of school and busy home: Bless the produce of our hands. Redeem our work for Kingdom-use. By Your grace, our efforts stand, all offered up to You. There in Eden, You proclaimed that we should work... read more »

Posted by Rev. Andy Oliver, Florida Conference United Methodist Elder on August 31, 2012

Labor in the Pulpit

Resources to organize a Labor Day weekend observance honoring workers

Join hundreds of congregations and community groups in honoring workers and lifting up the struggle for worker and economic justice. read more »

May 15, 2012

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