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‘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 »

Body of War

(2007 – 87 minutes – not rated)
Tomas Young left for Iraq a gung-ho soldier. He returned home paralyzed, struggling to deal with his physical limitations and his changing feelings about the war. This eye-opening documentary looks at the raging debate over the war in Iraq through the eyes of this... read more »

Posted on May 01, 2013

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

Peace with Justice Covenant Congregation Workbook

The Peace with Justice Covenant Congregation Program aims to make shalom — a word of greeting or farewell meaning peace — visible and active in people’s lives and communities. The General Conference assigned The... read more »

Posted on April 05, 2013

When the Horses Ride By: Children in the Time of War

When the Horses Ride By: Children in the Time of War by Eloise Greenfield  • Children’s reflections of war and speaking out against it.
• Despite the suffering of wartime children often find ways to see beauty and hope in the world.

Posted on February 22, 2013

The Interrupters

(2011- 125 minutes- unrated) The moving and surprising stories of three Violence Interrupters who try to protect their Chicago communities from the violence they once employed.

Posted on February 12, 2013

Social Principles Bulletin Inserts

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 »