Justice Matters

An Easter Message

O Majesty, O Magnificence, O Mystery, come! Be hammer, and break our indifference. Be sun, and splinter our shadows. Be wind, and scatter our despair. Yea, in the dry country of our souls, Let thy grace rain; So that we may take root in thee, and grow, Make of us... read more»

Posted by Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe on April 02, 2015

Build your library by adding ‘One,’ ‘Zero’

March is Women’s History Month. It reminds us that throughout the year, we should celebrate the historical work and struggles of women. The images that surround us — television shows, magazines, Facebook friends and posts, teachers, preachers and other community leaders — shape how we see and who... read more»

Posted by Tura Foster Gillespie on March 19, 2015

TAKE ACTION: Call Senators, Support Justice for Victims of Trafficking

Urge your Senators: Find a Bipartisan Solution for S. 178, Justice for Victims of Trafficking Your voice needs to be heard. Make sure the Senate finds a bipartisan solution to take action to End Modern Slavery! Call 1-888-427-0484 We need a bipartisan solution to advance the fight to end... read more»

Posted by Susan Burton on March 19, 2015

Build your library with a bilingual treat

Women’s History Month (March) is a reminder that throughout the year, we should celebrate the historical work and struggles of women. The images that surround us — television shows, magazines, Facebook friends and posts, teachers, preachers and other community leaders — shape how we see and who we... read more»

Posted by Tura Foster Gillespie on March 12, 2015

Interfaith coalition urges transformational change to U.S. criminal justice system

The Interfaith criminal Justice Coalition has sent a letter to Congress urging transformational reform to the criminal justice system. The coalition outlines three key reforms: Fixing the Federal Bureau of Prisons Crisis, Establishing Trust Between Law Enforcement and Communities of Color, and Investing in Human Potential to Ensure Public Safety. ​... read more»

Posted by Kara Gotsch on March 04, 2015

TAKE ACTION: Save Kelly Gissendaner’s Life

United Methodists believe in restorative justice United Methodists have advocated against capital punishment since 1956. And sadly, we still have capital punishment in place in far too many places in the world — including Georgia, where United Methodists and all people of faith have been working to stop the execution... read more»

Posted by Bill Mefford on March 04, 2015

Lent — A time to set the prisoners free

As we are now in a time of Lent leading us to Easter Sunday it is right for us to reflect not only on Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection, but his life and ministry as well. As we do, we recall that Jesus’ ministry began with the powerful words... read more»

Posted by Bill Mefford on March 02, 2015

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