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‘Fast Track 2 Success’

Pennsylvania church provides hands-on life enrichment skills in 10-week sessions

United Methodist Human Relations Day Special Sunday helped fund youth-enrichment motor sports program. read more »

by Heather Peck Travis
on January 16, 2015

Fight cyberbullies

Churches can help youths

Youth pastors may be crucial to helping young people understand how not to do harm or be harmed through Internet. read more »

by Joey Butler
on November 04, 2014

God calls us to do justice

Human Relations Day 2014

Theressa Hoover UMC, Little Rock, Ark., believes God calls it to life-changing, radical ministry. read more »

January 15, 2014

Global Young People’s Gathering headed to the Philippines

The Division on Ministries with Young People of the United Methodist Board of Discipleship (DMYP) is hosting the Global Young People’s Convocation and Legislative Assembly (GYPCLA) in Tagaytay, Luzon, The Philippines July 16 – 20, 2014. read more »

April 25, 2013

2013 Peace with Justice grants

$48,000 awarded to 14 ministries

Grants go to programs that address issues such as gun violence, immigration, Palestine, human trafficking and racial discrimination. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on April 19, 2013

$110,000 awarded in Ethnic Local Church Grants

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Board of Directors of the United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) awarded $110,000 in Ethnic Local Church grants during their spring meeting here. Grants strengthen congregations through education, advocacy or leadership development for social-justice engagement. Ethnic Local Church Grants strengthen congregations through education,... read more»

March 19, 2013

Opportunity for faith communities

Young people having hard time coping

It makes little sense to cut back campus and young-adult ministries; it makes more sense to expand this vital mission outreach. read more »

by the Rev. Dr. Beth Cooper
on September 04, 2012

Young adult shootings

General public seems unaware of pressures causing rampages

Students experiencing losses, pressures and mental illness in epidemic proportions on college and university campuses. read more »

by the Rev. Dr. Beth Cooper
on August 27, 2012