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Save Mothers’ Lives this Mother’s Day! - April 29, 2016

Join us in urging your member of Congress to pass the Reach Every Mother and Child Act. Continue reading...

Gender equality in journalism and the news - November 11, 2015

How do women and girls see their worth portrayed in news coverage around the world? The Global Media Monitoring Project takes a look. Continue reading...

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HFHP Co-Hosts Webinar on Intersections of Women’s Health & Mass Incarceration - November 20, 2015

On November 16th the Healthy Families, Healthy Planet project and the General Board of Church and Society co-hosted a webinar with Families for Justice as Healing and National Advocates for Pregnant Women (NAPW) to discuss the intersections of mass incarceration and women’s health... Continue reading...


Reclaiming Birth with Sacred Worth - April 07, 2015

By Katey Zeh In most instances when U.S. media portrays the birth of a baby, the storyline typically goes something like this: The woman’s water breaks in the grocery store. Her awestruck partner starts panicking that they need to rush to the... Continue reading...

Upcoming Events

GBCS Young Clergy Leadership Forum 2018 (November 30, 1999)

The General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) will host fifty (50) young clergy on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., for a Church and Society…
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Ash Wednesday Service (March 01, 2017)

On March 1, The United Methodist Building will offer an Ash Wednesday service from noon-1.

The service will include a special reflection from artist Ndume…
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