Mission & Service

  1. Minimum Wage and Faith

    Articles Minimum Wage and Faith

    Minimum Wage Report Predicts Mixed Impact on Workers The federal minimum wage, currently $7.25 an hour, was last raised in 2009. As the 2014 congressional elections approach…

  2. ‘Homeless Jesus’ Provokes Debate on What It Means to Be Christian

    Articles ‘Homeless Jesus’ Provokes Debate on What It Means to Be Christian

    DAVIDSON, N.C. (RNS) In a small college town 20 miles north of Charlotte, N.C., “Homeless Jesus” is provoking more conversation than a month of Sunday sermons. The…

  3. Review: City of God: Faith in the Streets

    Articles Review: City of God: Faith in the Streets

    The Episcopal writer and lay minister Sara Miles writes remarkable books. A journalist by training, Miles writes of her spiritual life experienced particularly through her…

  4. Food from the Earth

    Articles Food from the Earth

    As a gardener myself I have been doing a little research on how local churches are participating in community gardening projects. I found out about Erin McKenzie who is the Garden …

  5. Water Crises

    Articles Water Crises

    A Passing Thought As the cup fills with my morning coffee, I think to myself, “I should change the water filter on the machine. It’s been several months.”…

  6. Being Hope: United Methodists in Global Mission

    Articles Being Hope: United Methodists in Global Mission

    These four weeks of devotions are designed to accompany the Being Hope churchwide Sunday school study for adults, youth, and children. The study is inspired by the 2014 theme of…

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