For some children, socializing and learning are being cruelly complicated by homelessness, as Scott Pelley reports from Florida, where school buses now stop at motels for children who've lost their homes. Watch Hard Times Generation: Homeless Kids
Faces of Homelessness Speakers’ Bureau is a program of the National Coalition for the Homeless that is comprised of people who are or have been homeless and works to educate the public about homelessness and what can be done... read more »
A Rose for Abby by Donna Guthrie Story of a child making a difference after having her eyes opened to the plight of homeless. The child acts and organizes a program that allows the “poor church” to give from its relative abundance. read more »
CLICK, CLACK, MOO: Cows That Type by Cronin Strikes and organizing and working for others (cows for hens) Fighting against a presumed, articulated value (“You are cows and hens. I demand milk and eggs.”) The man (pardon the pun) loses because the cows and hens stand their... read more »
Si Se Puede! by Jane Addams A bilingual fictional story set against the backdrop of the successful janitors’ strike in Los Angeles in 2000. Tells the story of Carlito’s mother who works as a janitor and goes on strike for better wages. Carlitos and his classmates make a... read more »
The General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) has developed bulletin inserts featuring individual United Methodist Social Principles. The resource, designed to be included in church worship bulletins, can be downloaded for free from the agency’s website. The bulletin inserts are in two colors that will reproduce excellently... read more »
From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of this is hidden from view. The Story of Stuff is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. The Story of... read more »
Two-sided study card with Biblical references, United Methodist Social Principles and resolutions, facts regarding the issue, and steps you and your church can take to make a difference. Vist our store to order cards.