‘Invisible War’ Companion Guide

Assists in discussing increase of military sexual assaults

Resource poses questions for faith community on how to do its part to protect armed forces personnel. read more »

by Amee Paparella
on May 28, 2013

Caring for All of God’s Creation

"…All things are connected like the blood which unites one family. Whatever befalls the earth befalls the sons and daughters of the earth. Men and women did not weave the web of life; they are merely strands in it. Whatever one does to the web, one does to oneself." ... read more »

Posted by Susan Burton on April 15, 2013

Word from Winkler — What a week!

The United Methodist Building bustled this week with people hoping to reform unjust laws; domestic violence, Northern Ireland got time, too. read more »

by Jim Winkler, General Secretary, General Board of Church and Society
on April 10, 2013

Bishop’s personal promise on domestic violence

After losing mother vows to be part of solution

Agrees to interview on abuse for pilot television program, "Mississippi Lawmen." read more »

by Tamica Smith-Jeuitt
on April 10, 2013

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Resource Experts

TITLE I – ENHANCING JUDICIAL AND LAW ENFORCEMENT TOOLS TO COMBAT VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN Roberta Valente, National Council of Juvenile & Family Court Judges,, (240) 354-4842 Terri Poore, National Alliance to End Sexual Violence, tpoore... read more »

Posted on April 04, 2013

National Call on Violence & Trafficking, April 2

2 speakers will inform about recently reauthorized legislation

Violence Against Women’s Act, Trafficking Victims Protection Act to be subjects of free conference call. read more »

March 28, 2013

Intersections of maternal health, domestic violence

Free Healthy Families, Healthy Planet webinar April 3

When a pregnant woman suffers partner violence, she may suffer injury, miscarriage or even death. read more »

March 28, 2013

$24,000 awarded in Human Relations Day Grants

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Directors of the United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) awarded nearly $24,000 in Human Relations Day grants during their spring meeting here. Human Relations Day strengthens United Methodist outreach to communities, encouraging social justice and work with at-risk youths. Human Relations Day is one... read more»

March 19, 2013

Haunted by Amanda’s story

How the Church failed a girl living in constant fear

The Church must remember its role is not to conform to society, but to transform it. read more »

by Amee Paparella
on March 12, 2013

Intersection of maternal health, domestic violence

April 3 webinar sponsored by UMW, Healthy Families, Healthy Planet

Author wonders what ought to be the role of the church in commemorating International Women's Day. read more »

by Katey Zeh
on March 12, 2013

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