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Faith and Mental Health Bulletin Insert

Bear one another's burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ. Galatians 6:2 United Methodists around the world are called to join the Caring Communities program, congregations and communities in covenant relationship with persons with mental illness and their families. Mental Health Ministries, #3303, 2012 Book of Resolutions ... read more »

The Prevention and Public Health Fund

PowerPoint presentation prepared by Trust for America's Health (TFAH), a non-profit, non-partisan organization working to make disease prevention a national priority. By focusing on prevention, protection and communities, TFAH is leading the fight to make disease prevention a... read more »

Posted on March 14, 2013

Fact Sheet on PEPFAR: The Next Phase of U.S. Global AIDS Assistance, 2009-2013

Resources $48 billion authorized to support HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria programs from 2009-2013. $35.4 billion dedicated to HIV/AIDS services. 10% earmarked for orphans and other vulnerable children. Up to $2 billion authorized for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria for FY?09; unspecified
amounts for subsequent years. Focus Countries... read more »

Posted on October 02, 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 »

Campaign for Healthy Kids

The campaign aims to accelerate state and local policy change to increase children’s access to affordable healthy food and opportunities for physical activity. Visit their website.

Posted on August 28, 2012

Creating Caring Congregations

Caring Communities are faith communities that covenant to enable an understanding of mental illness and to foster ministry to and with persons with mental illness and their families. Creating Caring Congregations

Posted on August 27, 2012

Universal Health Care Action Network

A nationwide grassroots organization that GBCS is participating in. In addition to national advocacy for universal health care, UHCAN has been especially supportive of state level efforts. UHCAN maintains a current listing of state level efforts on its Web site. Visit Universal... read more »

Posted on August 14, 2012

National Coalition on Health Care

NCHC is a major coalition of business, labor and faith community groups whose honorary chairs are former Presidents Jimmy Carter and George H.W. Bush. Visit National Coalition on Health Care

Posted on August 14, 2012

UMC Congregational Health Ministries

A program of the General Board of Global Ministries encouraging congregational involvement in health care through parish nurses, Stephens Ministers, etc. Visit UMC Congregational Health Ministries

Posted on August 14, 2012

Healthcare-Now

An organization seeking to educate the American public and work directly for legislation to achieve this end. Healthcare-Now has been a key supporter of House Resolution 676, the United States National Health Insurance Act. Visit Healthcare-Now

Posted on August 14, 2012

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