Giving hope to children

Victims of Philippines extrajudicial killings

United Methodist Baguio Area helps build better future as part of Regional Ecumenical Council in the Cordillera. read more »

July 10, 2015

‘Teaching Sacred Worth’ with Eloise Greenfield

Eloise Greenfield, prolific and award-winning children’s book author, was at the United Methodist Building July 17 for a conversation with Ethnic Minority Young Adult Summer Interns, who were working in social-justice placements in the U.S. capital, and a webinar, “Children’s Books: Teaching Sacred Worth.” ... read more »

Posted on July 25, 2015

Children’s Books: Teaching Sacred Worth

July 17 webinar will feature award-winning author

Children’s books can open world of possibilities, celebrate divine in everyone. read more »

by Susan Greer Burton
on July 10, 2015

Praying for peace

Earlier this year, I received a wonderful letter from Meagan Gaddis, a 27-year-old woman from Oklahoma City. She was writing to thank the General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) for supporting Exodus House through the Peace with Justice grant program. This drawing is a “Prayer for Peace”... read more »

Posted by the Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe on May 20, 2015

‘Hate Hurts, Peace Heals’ resources

Lesson plan, book study guides, prayer template available

Initiative invites children to read and pray for peace as part of month-long Peace with Justice Sunday observance. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on May 15, 2015

‘Hate Hurts, Peace Heals’ resources to help children read, write prayers

Lesson plan, book study guides, prayer template available 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.” WASHINGTON, D.C. ... read more»

May 14, 2015

Anti-bullying resolution

South Carolina to consider in June

More than 100 sign petition to oppose bullying in all forms, and to create safe spaces for everyone. read more »

by Jessica Brodie
on May 07, 2015

Build your library for year-round Earth Day

With books that instill responsibility for God’s creation

April observance reminds of importance to teach lessons to children about avoiding exploitation of creation. read more »

by Tura Foster Gillespie
on April 24, 2015

Build your library with books that instill responsibility for God’s creation

Today is Earth Day. It seems a little silly that we have to have a day to remind us that we live amongst God’s creation, but unfortunately, we seem to need it. Today is a time not only to think about how to avoid the exploitation of creation,... read more »

Posted by Tura Foster Gillespie on April 22, 2015

Build your library by ‘swapping’ sandwiches

Content of what we read as important as ability to read

The Sandwich Swap helps 2 girls learn value of diversity by exchanging food at school. read more »

by Tura Foster Gillespie
on April 02, 2015

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