Category Archives: Social justice

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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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How to Use This Issue (October 2016)

Often people think that affecting change in the world requires grand gestures. But a photo that went viral on the Internet recently reminded me of how simple acts of kindness can also spark change. In the photo, Florida State University … Continue reading

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Pauli Murray: Intersectional Trailblazer

I’ve got another podcast for you, this time on Pauli Murray, an important woman not only in United Methodist Women history but U.S. history, featured in the June 2015 issue of response. This podcast, from Stuff Mom Never Told You, … Continue reading

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How to Use This Issue (December 2015)

I recently stifled a giggle when one of my elementary students inadvertently called me Mom. As a child, I remember how embarrassing this was! As an adult, I secretly like being mistaken for a child’s mother. Working as a teacher, … Continue reading

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Give the gift of response!

Say merry Christmas with a gift subscription to response! response magazine is a great gift for new members, potential members, all women committed to mission and the welfare of women and children, high school and college students, Sunday school teachers, church leaders, pastors, friends and … Continue reading

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The Road to Brown v. Board of Education

The June 2015 issue of response features a story on Pauli Murray, civil rights lawyer commissioned by United Methodist Women foremothers to write an analysis of the effect of racial segregation on education. This work, titled States Laws on Race and … Continue reading

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How to Use This Issue (December 2014)

The term “Advent” comes from the Latin “Adventus,” meaning “arrival.” For Christians, Advent is a time of anticipation and preparation for the arrival of Christ. This year Advent begins Sunday Nov. 30 and lasts until Christmas Eve. Unlike the retail … Continue reading

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