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‘Walking with Palestinian Christians’ Aug 7-8

Global Ministries, Ginghamsburg UMC, Palestinian Christians to address complexities of Israel, Palestine. read more »

by Thomas Kemper
on July 11, 2014

Killing children

Violence escalating in Israel, Palestine

Jesus instructed to let children come to him because the kingdom of God belongs to such as them. read more »

by Emilia Truluck
on July 11, 2014

Retributive punishment does not lead to peace

Incredible escalation of violence in Israel, Palestine follows deaths of teenagers

Until all in Israel and Palestine are treated justly, there will not be peace or security for anyone. read more »

by Emilia Truluck
on July 03, 2014

Boycott SodaStream

Product produced illegally in occupied Palestinian Territories

Social-justice agency Board of Directors overwhelmingly approves action. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on March 14, 2014

‘Only realistic resolution’

2-state Israel-Palestine agreement essential to peace

Faith leaders send letter to Secretary of State Kerry encouraging negotiated settlement of conflict. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on March 14, 2014

GBCS directors approve grants to ethnic local churches, issue statement on Syria

CHEVY CHASE, Md. — The Board of Directors of the United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) met here last week to approve grants to ethnic local churches, provide support for the denomination’s Imagine No Malaria campaign, and to issue a statement condemning chemical weapons use... read more»

September 27, 2013

United Methodist social justice agency condemns chemical weapons use in Syria

CHEVY CHASE, Md. — The United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) has condemned the use of chemical weapons in Syria and called for a negotiated peace settlement under the auspices of the United Nations. GBCS’s Board of Directors, meeting here last week, unanimously approved a... read more»

September 23, 2013

Word from Winkler — The dogs of war

Syrian Christian community fears U.S. action could devastate it even more, similar to impact in Iraq. read more »

by Jim Winkler, General Secretary, General Board of Church and Society
on September 09, 2013

Jewish, Christian, Muslim leaders support Kerry efforts

Voice strong support for ‘determined initiative’ in Middle East

30 faith leaders endorse letter coordinated by National Interreligious Leadership Initiative. read more »

August 05, 2013

Faith leaders concerned about Syria

Urge President Obama to negotiate solution, don't provide arms

Letter cautions Syria’s ‘rich religious and ethnic tapestry’ at risk of fraying beyond repair. read more »

August 05, 2013

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