Where is the courage?

Time passed for halfway solutions, kind words

New leader of Kairos Palestine says occupation transforming into religious conflict. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes
on September 24, 2015

Heart-breaking refugee crisis

Tell President Obama to welcome Syrian refugees

100,000 signatures needed to get president’s attention to situation — only 14,000 left to obtain. read more »

by Bill Mefford
on September 24, 2015

The Iran deal

Diplomatic agreement deserves U.S. Congress support

‘Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action’ would prevent Iran from developing a nuclear weapon. read more »

by Mark Harrison
on July 28, 2015

Shun silence

Arson at church of loaves, fishes

Bishop declares church will survive despite atrocity against it. read more »

July 28, 2015

Global defense spending

U.S. accounts for 34% of world total

U.S. spends nearly 3 times as much on defense as China, and more than 7 times what Russia spends. read more »

June 17, 2015

$41,400 Peace with Justice grants go to 15 ministries around the globe

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) has awarded $41,400 to 15 Peace with Justice ministries around the world. The grants are in conjunction with the denomination’s Peace with Justice Sunday, which witnesses to God's demand for a faithful, just, disarmed and... read more»

April 16, 2015

Call your Senators today

Urge them to support diplomacy over war with Iran

U.S. Senate bill S. 615 would undermine Iran framework by requiring delay in implementation and blocking lifting of sanctions if deal is reached read more »

by Mark Harrison
on April 13, 2015

Strengthening ties that bind

United Methodist Women awards grant to Justice for Our Neighbors

$50,000 grant divided among four JFON sites: Northern Illinois, Iowa, West Michigan, Southeastern Michigan. read more »

by Laura Sonnenmark
on April 02, 2015

Solidarity visit to Israel, Palestine

Pilgrimage of justice and peace

World Council of Churches leaders focus on peace-building and interreligious initiatives during visit to Holy Land. read more »

March 16, 2015

‘Anonymous holy families’ of Syria

Half of nation’s entire population uprooted

Global total for displaced persons surpasses 50 million — more than at any time since World War II. read more »

by David Tereshchuk
on December 18, 2014

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