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Giving Our Hearts Away

United Methodist Women, Giving Our Hearts Away                     Part of an ongoing process to share and hear the stories of the many Native American nations and peoples within what's now... read more »

Posted on February 26, 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

Did You Hear Wind Sing Your Name?

Did You Hear Wind Sing Your Name? by Sandra De Coteau Orie  • Adaptation of the Oneida Indians way of celebrating spring.
• Wonderful celebration of nature through words and illustrations.

Posted on February 22, 2013

Berry Magic

Berry Magic by Teri Sloat & Betty Huffmon  • Retelling of an Eskimo story that includes native words with pronunciation help.
• Introduction to Eskimo culture through items, traditions and practices.
 

Posted on February 22, 2013

Sign petition on Colombia abuses

Urge U.S. ambassador to intervene to protect Afro-Colombian leaders, human rights defenders, labor activists

United Methodist resolution expresses grave concerns about U.S. role in South American country. read more »

February 04, 2013

Before it’s too late

Religious leaders call for bold peace initiative in Middle East

Warn legacy of past failed peacemaking efforts, undermines U.S. security, destabilizes region, fuels terrorism and extremism, allows continuing Israeli settlement expansion, and prolongs Palestinian disunity. read more »

February 04, 2013

Indigenous Rights award nominations

Jan. 31 deadline to submit name to Cultural Survival

Award recognizes Indigenous activists for their dedication, passion and commitment to human rights and their struggle for Indigenous Rights. read more »

January 18, 2013

Act of Repentance: ‘A change in our whole way of being.’

The Friday evening worship on April 27 at General Conference 2012 was titled the "Act of Repentance toward Healing Relationships with Indigenous People." The service offered delegates and visitors the opportunity to hear the painful stories of forced migration, massacre, lost identity and stolen land. There were moments of reflection and prayer... read more »

Posted by Michelle Whittaker on April 27, 2012

United Methodist Act of Repentance

‘Healing Relationships with Indigenous People’ April 27

2012 General Conference service in Tampa, Fla., is to begin process of spiritual healing between The United Methodist Church and indigenous peoples. read more »

by the Rev. Thom White Wolf Fassett
on April 18, 2012

2012 Ethnic Local Church grants

$130,728 awarded to 7 ministries

Program intended to strengthen congregations through education, advocacy or leadership development for social justice engagement. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor,
on April 09, 2012

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