Re-thinking My Nativity Set

As I began setting up our nativity set, I realized that we often forget to focus on each character and what they actually stand for at this busy time of year. The first characters that I took out of my box were the three wise men. Though they were not... read more »

Posted by Tura Foster Gillespie on December 22, 2014

Scholar transforms society

World Communion Sunday Oct. 5

For Adolphe Lumuna Kimanwa, poverty is not just about lacking money. read more »

October 02, 2014

Malala Yousafzai becomes ‘champion’

Global Partnership for Education Replenishment

Malala Fund sponsors first-ever youth delegation to 2nd Replenishment Conference in Brussels. read more »

June 25, 2014

Replenish education fund

U.N. Advocacy Group on MDGs reaches out to G-7 members

Pledges being accepted to Global Partnership for Education to implement sound education plans in vulnerable nations. read more »

June 13, 2014

‘That’s Church’ campaign

Messages highlight United Methodists in action

Campaign highlights UMC work to advance social issues such as education, labor rights and food insecurity. read more »

August 26, 2013

Silent no longer

Sunday School class protests new form of segregation in Georgia

Stands against undocumented youths being kept from learning and life opportunities. read more »

by Adult Sunday School Class, Oconee Street United Methodist Church, Athens, Ga.
on July 18, 2013

1 2 3 A Family Counting Book

1 2 3 A Family Counting Book by Bobbie Combs • An engaging book that can be used to help teach children how to count and learn numbers.
• Presents a variety of families (same sex parents, adoption, different cultures).

Posted on February 22, 2013

Round is a Mooncake: A Book of Shapes

Round is a Mooncake: A Book of Shapes by Roseanne Thong  • Bright art makes this book a great way to learn shapes.
• Includes a glossary which explains the cultural significance of each object found in the book.

Posted on February 22, 2013

Jambo Means Hello: Swahili Alphabet Book

Jambo Means Hello: Swahili Alphabet Book by Muriel Feelings  • Introduces readers to the 24 letters of the Swahili alphabet.
• Selects one word for each letter of the alphabet that is used to show aspects of traditional east African life.

Posted on February 22, 2013

The Day of Ahmed’s Secret

The Day of Ahmed’s Secret by Florence Heide & Judith Gilliland 
• Story of a young boy named Ahmed who delivers butane gas all over the city of Cairo and has a special secret that will only be told to his family.
• Ahmed is... read more »

Posted on February 22, 2013

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