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Rising wealth inequality

Does it affect fate of global Methodism?

Plenty of religious reasons exist to be leery of wealth inequality. read more »

by David Scott
on January 27, 2014

United Methodists take part in observances

50th anniversary of March on Washington

United Methodists speaking, teaching, marching and more to commemorate historic civil-rights event. read more »

by Sam Hodges
on August 26, 2013

Fast-food, retail workers to call for raise

Plan Aug. 29 walkout in dozens of cities

Interfaith Worker Justice encourages prayers, solidarity in fight for $15/ hour, job dignity, right to form union. read more »

by Kim Bobo
on August 26, 2013

Poverty war ‘morphing into war on poor’

Bishop Carder issues warning at Holston’s 4th ‘Abolishing Poverty’

Workshop goals to create awareness, equip attendees to take ministry to next level. read more »

by Annette Spence
on August 12, 2013

It’s time

Minimum wage hasn’t been raised since 2009

Millions of U.S. workers don’t make enough money to support themselves and their families. read more »

by the Rev. Michael Livingston
on August 12, 2013

An icon will march again

12-year-old girl’s picture became symbolic of the March on Washington 50 years ago

United Methodist returns this month with her granddaughters hoping they will learn to stand for what is right. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on August 05, 2013

Word from Winkler — An American myth

Few poor people are able to become even Middle Class because they are trapped in dead-end jobs. read more »

by Jim Winkler, General Secretary, General Board of Church and Society
on July 29, 2013

50th anniversary of March on Washington

Week of events will commemorate historic demonstration

Sponsors calling for 63 minutes of nonviolence across nation on Aug. 28 beginning at 3 p.m. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on July 29, 2013

A David vs. Goliath fight

United Methodists take heart in Hyatt labor agreement

Northern Illinois, California-Nevada conferences officially supported hotel workers ‘valiant fight.’ read more »

by Linda Bloom
on July 18, 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

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