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African women urge church board to action on child marriage issue

Child marriage, prostitution, HIV/AIDS, illiteracy and poverty are sad realities for many women in Africa and other developing countries. Read More

Social action agency speaks out on Iran, immigration reform

The United Methodist Board of Church and Society passed resolutions urging the United States and Iran to stop their “dangerous rhetoric” and called for Congress to pass a comprehensive immigration reform. Read More

Board of Church & Society

Challenges United Methodists to work in areas of important social concern and develops resources to inform, motivate, and train United Methodists on issues of social justice in the society. Read More

Q&A: General Board of Church & Society

Challenges United Methodists to work in areas of important social concern and develops resources to inform, motivate, and train United Methodists on issues of social justice in the society. Read More

2 agencies agree with change in Boy Scout ban

Possibility of ending ban on gay scouts and leaders more consistent with church law, say United Methodist Men and Church and Society. Read More

Faith coalition backs Obama gun plan

United Methodists join faith leaders representing more than 80 million Americans in urging immediate action to respond to crisis. Read More

2012: Church outreach up despite fewer funds

Despite budget cuts, program agencies say 'thanks' for the support, recall accomplishments and look ahead to 2013-16. Read More

Tennessee faith groups fight youth obesity

Seventeen percent of children are considered obese. United Methodist churches and agencies want to help change that statistic. Read More

Remember maternal health on Mother’s Day

Mothers are vital to families and communities, but many women struggle to have healthy pregnancies and births. Read More

Agency QA: Church and Society

Series looks at how agencies work: Through education, witness and action, agency strives to uphold United Methodist Social Principles. Read More

Iraqi American describes worsening conditions in Iraq

Everyday life in Iraq is becoming increasingly dangerous, an Iraqi American told the United Methodist Board of Church and Society. Read More

Board of Church and Society calls for withdrawal from Iraq

While State Department officials were monitoring the results of a constitutional referendum in Iraq, in a nearby hotel the United Methodist Board of Church and Society passed a resolution calling on the U.S. to withdraw troops from Iraq. Read More