Ensuring freedom to worship the Holy

WISC holds reception for Saperstein

Henry-Crowe uses prayer from George Washington as blessing for new Ambassador-at-large for International Religious Freedom. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on February 16, 2015

Social-justice agency announces staff realignments

Hill to lead advocacy, grassroots organizing; Abrams, Harrison assume roles as Special Assistants to General Secretary

3 changes will enhance mission to accomplish mandate to seek implementation of Social Principles and other commitments on Christian social concerns of denomination. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on January 16, 2015

Agency heads meet with White House staff

Discuss issues of common concern

Mentoring young men, campus sexual violence, religious persecution in Middle East among topics addressed. read more »

by the Rev. Larry Hollon
on October 02, 2014

Saperstein named religious freedom ambassador

National Council of Churches welcomes appointment

First non-Christian to hold U.S. State Dept. position created in 1998. read more »

August 07, 2014

Election Day Communion Campaign

Nearly 200 United Methodist congregations among 715 taking part

Sponsors concerned Christians being too shaped by tactics, ideologies of political parties rather than allegiance to Jesus. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on November 02, 2012

A special message about the U.S. election

Exercise your freedom with joy, responsibility

A free society cannot remain free unless its citizens choose to accept and actively support this responsibility, says bishop. read more »

by Bishop Hee-Soo Jung, Wisconsin Annual Conference
on November 02, 2012

A prayer for the U.S. election

‘Call to mind the best that is within us’

Let those who follow your Son Jesus Christ be a peaceable people in the midst of division, bishop prays. read more »

by Bishop Ken Carter, Florida Annual Conference
on November 02, 2012

Election guides address justice issues

Faith-based organizations tackle election from many perspectives

United Methodist Women, Faithful Budget Campaign, Interfaith Worker Justice, Bread for the World offer resources to evaluate upcoming election. read more »

October 04, 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 »

Vietnam religious freedom

Not completely experienced in Communist country

Although religious diversity not illegal, Christians and other faith groups face government-sanctioned violence from time to time. read more »

by the Rev. Manohar James
on April 09, 2012

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