Category Archives: Racial justice

From the Editor (June 2018)

More than once I’ve entered a Starbucks coffee shop, walked by the sign reading “restrooms for customers only,” and used the restroom without making a purchase. The only consequence I suffered was feeling a little guilty. Certainly no law enforcement … Continue reading

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Right relationships 

As Native American Heritage Month closes and Advent begins, learn more about the Doctrine of Discovery with the documentary “The Doctrine of Discovery: In the Name of Christ.” This 43-minute film features the history of the Doctrine of Discovery and … Continue reading

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From the Editor (November 2016)

In addition to stories of the great work of and supported by United Methodist Women, the section introductions in this issue include excerpts from “Remembering the Sand Creek Massacre: A Historical Review of Methodist Involvement, Influence and Response,” a report … Continue reading

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From the President (February 2016)

Yes I Do Matter For the Lord is righteous, he loves justice; the upright will see his face. Psalm 11:7 (NIV) Often we see what the world wants us to see through the lens of mass media. The “truth” presented … Continue reading

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From the Editor (February 2016)

This issue is our bi-yearly Mission Maps issue, showing where United Methodist Women is putting faith, hope and love into action around the world. Where our hands can’t reach, our hearts and financial giving can, making our creative, supportive community … Continue reading

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From the Editor (September 2015)

The FBI has defined terrorism as “the unlawful use of force and violence against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a government, the civilian population, or any segment thereof, in furtherance of political or social objectives.” As I sit down to write … Continue reading

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Juneteenth

Two and a half years after U.S. President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, Union army general Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas, on June 19th, 1865, with news that the enslaved were now free. “The people of Texas are informed that … Continue reading

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