Domestic Violence News & Resources
The Power of Words: Curses, Blessings and Interfaith Dialogue by Global Justice Office
09/30/2010 Engaging in interfaith dialogue is a way to follow Paul’s guidance and to bless those who are different from us, those who threaten us and even those who we feel persecute us (and be blessed by them in return).
October: Domestic Violence Awareness Month
07/27/2010 Domestic Violence Awareness Month evolved from the first Day of Unity observed in October, 1981 by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
Domestic Violence Printable Handout (PDF)
07/27/2010 Print this handout for distribution at events on building awareness on domestic violence. Also includes survey and program evaluation form.
Update: The Beauty and Courage of Sudan by Linda Beher
05/11/2010 In the months since publication of the geographic study, The Beauty and Courage of Sudan, flickers of hope have enlivened Sudan’s dream of peace.
Protect Teens from Dating Violence
05/05/2010 In March, the House of Representatives passed House Resolution 1081, to affirm its support for awareness and prevention of teen dating violence.
United Methodist Women and Men Take Action Against Domestic Violence by Yvette Moore
04/18/2010 The organizations agreed to collaborate on domestic violence programs, training and resources that can be used in churches across the country.
On International Women’s Day, United Methodist Women Assesses Setbacks for Women’s Rights, Affirms Commitments
03/15/2010 On International Women’s Day, March 8, United Methodist Women joins thousands of women around the world to affirm our commitment to gender equality for women.
Ecumenical Women Worship, Prepare for 54th U.N. Commission on Status of Women by Michelle Scott
03/02/2010 Ecumenical Women at the United Nations gathered in the Church Center for the United Nations Feb. 27 to worship and prepare for the 54th Commission on the Status of Women.
National Coalition for Burned Churches Visits Washington
01/27/2010 The Women’s Division joined 28 delegates from seven states representing the National Coalition for Burned Churches (NCBC) at its annual conference.
A Speech on the Subway by Leigh Rogers
10/22/2009 A reflection on an experience on the New York subway and the United Nation’s new agency for women, celebrating United Nations Day, Oct. 24.