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Environmental issues

Sierra Leone Environmental

Photo by Phileas Jusu, UMNS

One month into the disaster response for people affected by twin disasters of flooding and a mudslide, the Council of Churches in Sierra Leone views environmental care and education as the long-term plan for churches. more

Sep 25, 2017 6:20 PM Global Health, Disasters & Climate Change

Elizabeth Chun Hye Lee

Photo by Erik Alsgaard

United Methodist Women is mobilizing its members to contact the Environmental Protection Agency to enforce regulations regarding deadly methane emissions. more

Aug 4, 2017 3:30 PM Global Health, Disasters & Climate Change

Ontelaunee Creek Tributary

Photo by Nicholas A. Tonelli, CCL2

Ideas Matter: Seizing an Alternative

Heading for a conference on creating an ecologically balanced world, the Rev. Jim Burklo reflects on the influence that Christian beliefs have on environmental policies. more

Jun 5, 2015 10:56 AM Jim Burklo

Caring for the Earth is a basic responsibility inherent in Christian discipleship, and urgently needed now, writes the Rev. Jeremy Smith. more

Dec 4, 2014 2:27 PM Jeremy Smith

Climate March

UMNS Photo by James K. Karpen

United Methodists were among thousands of people who took to New York City streets on Sept. 23 demanding political action on global climate change. more

Sep 26, 2014 11:22 AM In the Church

A Younger Audience

Photo Courtesy of Ben Gosden

How Can Pastors Speak to a Younger Audience in Preaching?

The Rev. Ben Gosden draws on the experience of other pastors to devise some guidelines for cultural references that will connect with younger worshipers. more

Sep 4, 2012 2:16 PM Ben Gosden 1 Comments