Meditations and short Bible studies for use in programming for United Methodist Women.
United Methodist Women Prepares for National Seminar on Social Justice by Leigh Rogers
08/08/2011 Women from across the U.S. will study and act on justice issues at the seminar, “Mission: Reconciliation,” Aug. 13-17 in Birmingham, AL. Bible studies led by Ada Maria Isasi-Diaz will be livestreamed every morning at 8 a.m. EST starting Aug. 14!
Disarming Might, Reconciling Enemies, Loving Resistance by David Wildman
07/08/2011 What lessons might we in churches learn about the task of reconciliation from these recent popular uprisings? Reconciliation takes place from the bottom up.
Same Difference: A Study Guide to Facilitate Interfaith Dialogue
05/24/2011 Called to Be Neighbors and Witnesses: Matthew 22:37–39; Truth-telling and Listening: Mark 14:17–18; Rehumanizing the Other: Matthew 22:38–39, Matthew 6:12; Called to the Ministry of Reconciliation: 2 Corinthians 5:16–20, Matthew 5:9
Bible Snapshots of Forgiveness by Jennifer Youngman
05/16/2011 Broken, forgiven, reconciled. This is the recurring theme throughout the stories of the Scriptures.
United Methodist Women Launches Web Campaign for Human Trafficking Awareness Day
01/10/2011 On January 11, 2011, Human Trafficking Awareness Day, the United Methodist Women homepage will feature an interactive, informational slideshow dedicated to raising awareness of human trafficking and ways to combat it.
Not in My Neighborhood! by Charlotte Morrow
01/10/2011 This text is designed to be used for a group retreat, accompanied by the “Not in My Neighborhood” PowerPoint presentation.
This Is What I Am: Baptism as Ordination of All Believers by Glory E. Dharmaraj
01/07/2011 It is renewal time. It is time to pick up centering tools of grace for our onward journey. Baptism is one such means. Imagine someone unfamiliar with this Christian practice asks you, "What is baptism?" What is your personal understanding of baptism? Can you quickly explain it in a sentence or two?
Human Trafficking Awareness and Action: A Bible Study by Glory E. Dharmaraj
01/07/2011 The story of the woman from Bethlehem (Judges 19:1-30) is a call for an investigation into the trafficking of the vulnerable.
A Bible Study on "The Theology of Mission"
12/13/2010 A guided study on Dr. Catherine M. Akale’s message at the 2010 United Methodist Women Leadership Training Event
Wesley Bible: A Study Guide by Glory E. Dharmaraj, Ph.D.
12/01/2010 This study guide offers selected journeys of Hope, journeys of Faith, and journeys in Love-inspired Action from the Bible. A key metaphor I have used in this study guide is a journey. A journey with connectives such as "turning points," epiphanies, moments of grace, road marks, milestones, communal stories and individual stories on the way.