Made in LA Study Guide
Made in L.A. is the story of three immigrant women who discover the power of their collective voice as they stand together in unity against exploitation by the garment manufacturer that employs them.
Your faith community can open hearts and minds organizing and publicizing a screening of the film in your community. This study guide intends to help your efforts and will equip you to lead a discussion of the film.
Download the entire study guide: (PDF; 55pp, 2.20 M)
Materials from the Made in L.A. Team: (PDF; 22pp 1.27 M)
UMC Ways to Get Involved: (PDF; 8pp 396 K)
UMC For Further Study: (PDF; 19pp 393 K)
UMC Task Force Information: (PDF; 3pp 64 K)
Born among the disenfranchised of eighteenth-century England, the movement that led to the organization of The United Methodist Church was spread across the world by immigrants and refugees.
Refugees have suffered grievous losses of homeland, family, friends, and community. Many find their adjustment to a new way of life smoothed by the friendship, care, and guidance provided by church sponsors or congregations ready to reach out to them in other ways.
Welcoming the stranger and offering refuge to those seeking asylum are important traditions that assure all God's people of God's steadfast love. Through the programs of Global Ministries, United Methodists offer compassion, hospitality, discernment, stewardship, advocacy against injustice, and communion to all sojourning persons.
Information on ordering single copies of the Made in LA DVD is online at madeinla.com/buy. A guide for organizing a community showing is at madeinla.com/buy. Note: To be sure that these screenings can be tracked, please enter the words "United Methodist" in the "Order Notes" box (just below the billing & shipping address) when you place your order.