Grave concern over recent killings

NCC statement on death of Michael Brown

National Council of Churches cautions about ‘increasingly militarized’ police forces. read more »

August 25, 2014

‘Strangers No More’

Honoring sacred worth of all in confronting hate

Deadly shooting in Kansas brings Christians, Jews together to become better acquainted, learn from one another. read more »

by Nancy Brown and Sharon Ritter
on August 25, 2014

Moral Week of Action

North Carolina, 12 other states stage protests

State capitols target of demonstrators concerned about ongoing extremist legislative attack on poor people, minorities. read more »

August 25, 2014

‘Kingdom Dreams, Violent Realities’

3-session Bible study on gun violence

Free downloadable resource uses Micah 4:1-4 as its scriptural foundation. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on June 25, 2014

‘Building Healthy Community Partnerships’

2nd Chicago Urban Strategy Summit May 17

Explore what makes healthy partnerships, learn about those with government organizations, police, schools, other churches, funding sources. read more »

April 22, 2014

Crossing boundaries

New Day UMC seamlessly combines social justice with Word of God

Bronx, N.Y., congregation deliberate in mission to erase boundaries: racial, cultural, gender, class, generational, etc. read more »

by Garlinda Burton
on August 19, 2013

Multiethnic ministry’s urban context

Too many churches closed, too many pastors transferred

30-year-old Northeastern Jurisdiction center works in region where church’s presence is declining in urban areas while underserved multiracial populations are increasing. read more »

by John Coleman Jr.
on February 22, 2012

Urban ministry summit

City pastors gather to build strategy in Upper New York

Summit allows persons to share stories of ministry and service to families living in poverty in ‘our neighborhoods,’ lay groundwork for planning summit in March. read more »

by Nelson Price
on January 16, 2012