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A Year of Mercy: An Extraordinary Jubilee

The April issue of response features an article from Jubilee USA, an alliance of more than 75 U.S. organizations, 400 faith communities and 50  global partners working to build an economy that serves, protects and promotes participation of the most vulnerable … Continue reading

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From the Editor (November 2014)

It is good to give thanks to the Lord, to sing praises to your name, O Most High; to declare your steadfast love in the morning, and your faithfulness by night … For you, O Lord, have made me glad by your work. … Continue reading

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Congo Week: October 19-25

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is a country rich with natural resources and human potential, yet both are being lost in an ongoing conflict to control the country’s natural wealth. War and related humanitarian crisis has killed more than 5 … Continue reading

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Domestic violence church team training

Is your United Methodist conference ready to respond to domestic violence? October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. The United Methodist Women Office of Child, Youth and Family Advocacy in partnership with United Methodist Men and the FaithTrust Institute are looking for conferences … Continue reading

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New Poll Details Widespread Harassment Online, Especially on Facebook

The June issue of response features an article on cyberbullying—recognizing it, reporting it, and not perpetuating it. The results of a poll measuring online harassment were released this week. The poll was conducted  by Rad Campaign, Lincoln Park Strategies and craigconnects. The following … Continue reading

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to Speak at Assembly

From the website: Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will deliver a Saturday morning keynote address April 26 at United Methodist Women’s Assembly at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, Ky., April 25-27. “Make It Happen” is the … Continue reading

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The State of the Dream

For the past 11 years,  each Martin Luther King Jr. Day the nonprofit organization United for a Fair Economy releases its State of the Dream report. This year’s report is titled “Healthcare for Whom?” It addresses the status of health in the … Continue reading

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