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 »
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 »
$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 »
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 »
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.
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
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 »
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
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
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