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
United Methodist Women Joins Ecumenical Call for Commonsense Gun Laws by Yvette Moore
01/17/2013 United Methodist Women joined more than 40 national faith groups signing a Jan. 14 ecumenical letter to both houses of the U.S. Congress asking for commonsense legislation to reduce gun violence.
Revisiting the Rev. King’s Call to Action in His “Beyond Vietnam” Speech by Janis Rosheuvel
01/15/2013 Reflecting on passages from his “Beyond Vietnam” speech reveals Dr. King’s words as enduringly prophetic and persistent.
Responsively Yours: Seek Peace and Pursue It by Harriett Jane Olson
01/01/2013 A critical part of our peacemaking work is directing the attention of global policymakers to issues raised by grassroots women around the world.
Cordialmente Suya: Busca la Paz y Trata de Hacerla Realidad by /por Harriett Jane Olson
01/01/2013 Desde hace muchos años, las mujeres, la paz y la seguridad han sido muy importantes para las Mujeres Metodistas Unidas y para nuestros antepasados.
Korean PDF - Responsively Yours: Seek Peace and Pursue It by Harriett Jane Olson
01/01/2013 Korean version of the monthly installment by Harriett Jane Olson. A critical part of our peacemaking work is directing the attention of global policymakers to issues raised by grassroots women around the world.
Grassroots International: Palestine
12/17/2012 In the West Bank villages of Bil’in and Nil’in, just outside of Ramallah, 30 women have used the power of honey to keep their communities – and their livelihoods – cohesive and resolute.
Violence in Gaza: What United Methodist Women Supports in Israel-Palestine
11/29/2012 We grieve over this and call on United Methodist women to keep the conflict in your prayers and thoughts. United Methodist Women supports many projects in Israel-Palestine.
A Circle of Thanksgiving by Carol Lakota Eastin
11/01/2012 What does the national Thanksgving holiday mean for Native American peoples?
Reflection on Hate Speech and the Response of United Methodist Women by Allison Stokes
10/24/2012 The founding director of the Women’s Interfaith Institute calls leaders to support the peace initiatives spurred by the #mysubwayad campaign.
United Methodist Women Unveils D.C. Anti-Hate Ad: VIDEO by Jeneane Jones
10/22/2012 Watch Sabrina White of the Baltimore-Washington Conference speak up for peace and against Hate Speech. Support peace in word and deed. #mysubwayad
What is United Methodist Women Doing, in Heaven's Name? by Harriett Jane Olson
10/22/2012 At their board of directors meeting, Harriett J. Olson asked, “What is going on with United Methodist Women, in heaven’s name?” In other words, how is United Methodist Women’s mission work living into the Gospel to benefit women, children and youth?
Building Peace: United Methodist Women and Democratic Republic of Congo by Mary Beth Coudal
10/16/2012 United Methodist Women leaders encourage the empowerment of women as a pathway to peace - in DRC and around the world.
Faith groups demand Metro donate ‘jihad’ ad profits to charity by Michelle Boorstein on washingtonpost.com
10/15/2012 Speaking at an Oct. 15 news conference, Sabrina White said the initial ad cuts deeply with its language. “The word ‘savage’ has a painful history in our great nation,’’ she said. “... It is used to distance people from the human race.”
United Methodist Women Takes New York Subway Ad to Washington Metro by Leigh Rogers
10/11/2012 Following their ads posted in the New York City subway challenging hate speech, United Methodist Women will co-sponsor more counter ads, this time in Washington, DC’s Metro stations, with 23 other faith organizations.
Responsively Yours: Break Stalemates to Peace by Harriett Jane Olson
10/01/2012 Have the tragic shootings around the country this year prompted you to prayer and action or are you stunned? Like Jesus’ lament in Luke 19; for we do not know the “things that make for peace.”
United Methodist Women Unveils Ad Countering Hate Speech in New York City Subway by Leigh Rogers
09/26/2012 General Secretary of United Methodist Women Harriett J. Olson unveiled an ad countering the anti-Muslim hate speech of an ad posted in 10 New York City subway stations during an interfaith press conference Sept. 25.
New York Interfaith Coalition Will Gather to Denounce Hate Ads on Subways
09/24/2012 On Tuesday, September 25 at 9:00 am, a coalition of New York community and faith based organizations will gather on the steps of City Hall to denounce anti-Muslim hate advertisements posted on New York City subway platforms. The ads are harmfully provocative and inherently divisive.
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.