Books

‘Teaching Sacred Worth’ with Eloise Greenfield

Eloise Greenfield, prolific and award-winning children’s book author, was at the United Methodist Building July 17 for a conversation with Ethnic Minority Young Adult Summer Interns, who were working in social-justice placements in the U.S. capital, and a webinar, “Children’s Books: Teaching Sacred Worth.” ... read more»

Posted on July 25, 2015

‘Hate Hurts, Peace Heals’

To download an invitation suitable for inclusion in worship bulletins to share among your friends, congregation, and other networks, go to “Hate Hurts, Peace Heals.” Turn Peace with Justice Sunday into a month of peace Children... read more»

Because of You- Companion Guide Included

Using everyday examples, Hennessy demonstrates how young children help, and are helped by, the people in their lives; grow and learn; and teach others. They share toys, feelings, and ideas. These actions create friendships, and friendships around the world create peace. ‘It might begin…because of you.’... read more»

Posted on April 29, 2013

Seeds of Change- Companion Guide Included

Seeds of Change: Planting a Path to Peace by Jen Cullerton Johnson • Seeds of Change: Planting a Path to Peace brings to life the empowering story of Wangari Maathai, the first African woman, and environmentalist, to win a Nobel Peace Prize. Engaging narrative and vibrant images paint a robust... read more»

Posted on April 10, 2013

Packaging Girlhood

Packaging Girlhood by Lamb & Brown In Packaging Girlhood we try to show parents the image of girls (sexy, diva, boy-crazy, shoppers) that's being packaged and sold to their daughters while also giving them the tools to help their daughters resist these images. We write about how girl power... read more»

Posted on February 26, 2013

The Strength to Love

The Strength to Love by Martin Luther King Jr. The remarkable courage and deep conviction of Martin Luther King Jr. live on in this classic prophetic text, a veritable primer in the principles and practice of nonviolence. Despite nearly fifty years since its publication, Strength to Love reads as pertinently... read more»

Posted on February 26, 2013

The Cross and the Lynching Tree

The Cross and the Lynching Tree by James Cone The cross and the lynching tree are the two most emotionally charged symbols in the history of the African American community. In this powerful new work, theologian James H. Cone explores these symbols and their interconnection in the history and souls... read more»

Posted on February 26, 2013

The Warmth of Other Suns

The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson From World War I to the 1970s, some six million black Americans fled the American South for an uncertain existence in the urban North and West. They left all they knew and took a leap of faith that they might find freedom... read more»

Posted on February 26, 2013

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
As the United States celebrates the nation's "triumph over race" with the election of Barack Obama, the majority of young black men in major American cities are locked behind bars or have been labeled... read more»

Posted on February 26, 2013

Giving Our Hearts Away

United Methodist Women, Giving Our Hearts Away                     Part of an ongoing process to share and hear the stories of the many Native American nations and peoples within what's now... read more»

Posted on February 26, 2013

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