Chapter 2 - The Relational Nature of Reality
Chapter 3 - The Practice of Forgiveness, Restorative Justice and Reconciliation: The Jesus Way
Chapter 4 - The Importance of Grieving and Confronting our Fears
Chapter 5 - Truth-Telling and the Confrontation of the Other
Chapter 6 - Rehumanizing the Other and the Choice to Forgive
- Forgiving a Murderer - Walter Everett
- Desmond Tutu on Forgiveness
- Amish Grace
- Forgiveness - The Greatest Gift (Amish story)
- Jo Berry and Patrick MaGee - Building Bridges for Peace
Chapter 7 - Repentance and Restitution - Making Things Right
Chapter 8 - Reconciliation of the Jews and the Gentiles
Celebrate the Contribution of Indigenous Peoples
08/07/2012 On August 9, 2012 the United Nations commemorates the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. Please take time on this day to learn more about the current realities of Indigenous peoples.
Speaking Up for Women by Yvette Moore
07/01/2012 "I will never be tired of speaking up for women’s causes." Kapend Christine Musumb served as a delegate to the 2012 General Conference. She coordinates the Central Congo Conference’s United Methodist Women.
General Conference Approves New Resolution on Peace in Afghanistan by Leigh Rogers
05/02/2012 United Methodist Women proposed the resolution, “Seeking Peace in Afghanistan,” which passed at General Conference with amendments, and calls for The United Methodist Church to support an end to war and seek a process of peace in Afghanistan.
Cordialmente Suya: Se Necesitan Recursos y Activismo by /por Harriett Jane Olson
05/01/2012 Las Mujeres Metodistas Unidas celebraron cuando Leymah Gbowee junto con otras tres mujeres fueron galardonadas con el Premio Nobel de la Paz de 2011.
Responsively Yours: Women and Children First by Harriett Olson
04/01/2012 Experience from economic development work around the world shows that when women are healthy and have access to employment and education, they invest in the health of the children and the community.
Beyond Labels by Jay Godfrey
03/09/2012 Seeking open dialogue and community in a divided world.
Ubuntu Explorers Trip to Northern Ireland
02/27/2012 Join other United Methodist Women on an Ubuntu eXplorer Journey to Northern Ireland, September 14-23, 2012.
Micah Moments by Elizabeth Calvin
01/31/2012 Women lead the church and their communities toward justice by organizing for mission.
Women's Division Statement to the Fifty-sixth Session of the Commission on the Status of Women
01/24/2012 Statement submitted by The United Methodist Church General Board of Global Ministries, Women’s Division, a nongovernmental organization in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council to the Fifty-sixth session of the Commission on the Status of Women
Reflecting on a Heroic Prophet: The Unfinished Work of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by Bishop Kenneth L. Carder on ministrywith.org
01/12/2012 True heroes make us better by challenging our misplaced priorities, expanding our vision of a better world, and inspiring us to pursue the vision. Martin Luther King did that for a generation and contintues to inspire long after his death.
Responsively Yours: "Something there is that doesn't love a wall" by Harriett Jane Olson
01/03/2012 Let us not give walls undue power. In this new year, let us dream of peace, but let us also commit ourselves anew to work for peace, and to declare the message of the love of God for all peoples on earth.
Responsively Yours Audio: Something There Is That Doesn't Love A Wall by Harriett Jane Olson
01/01/2012 For me, these words of Robert Frost call to mind the cold stone walls separating fields and properties through the forests and hills of New England.
Women, War and Peace: Three Women Win the Nobel Prize for Peace
12/21/2011 Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is the first woman to be elected head of state in Africa and she ushered in peace after a 14-year civil war. Leymah Gbowee founded Women, Peace and Security Network Africa, and is known for organizing a women’s peace protest that included a “sex strike” until hostilities ended. Tawakkol Karman, a Yemeni journalist known as the “Mother of Revolution,” lived in a tent in a protest camp in Yemen and founded Women Journalist Without Chains.
Women Key in Making Peace by Yvette Moore
12/01/2011 With three women winners of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, no longer can women's critical role in peacemaking be denied.
Rooted in Justice by Shanta Bryant Gyan
11/04/2011 United Methodist Women’s work for peace and justice has 140-year-old roots.
The Things That Make for Peace by Janessa Chastain and Kathleen Stone
11/04/2011 United Methodist Women Host Panel Discussion on Enabling Reconciliation of Communities and Individuals
Rural Women Panels Raise Issues on Food Security, Violence Against Women by Leigh Rogers
11/01/2011 In observance of International Day of Rural Women and World Food Day, United Methodist Women co-organized two panel discussions highlighting issues important to rural women around the world at the Church Center for the United Nations, Oct. 14, 2011.
The Things that Make for Peace
10/25/2011 What are “the things that make for peace”?
Women, War & Peace by Tara Barnes
10/11/2011 Join United Methodist Women members around the country in watching this important series that highlights the importance of women’s voices in conflict and the necessity of ending war if we are to ever live in the world of peace God intended for us.
Directors Celebrate Nobel Peace Laureate Leymah Gbowee by Linda Bloom
10/10/2011 Women’s Division directors had a discussion the following evening with Abigail Disney, executive producer for “Women, War & Peace,” a five-part series on PBS, and producer of “Pray the Devil Back to Hell,” a documentary in which Leymah Gbowee is a central figure.