Bible Snapshots of Forgiveness
Excerpted from "Forgiveness & Reconciliation: Coming Out on the Side of Grace," United Methodist Women's 2011 youth spiritual growth study.
The Biblical Basis for Mission
Presented by Genie Bank, Women's Division President (2000-2004) at Leadership Training Event, St. Louis, Mo.
Care of the Earth: A Reflection
“Most of us talk “green,” and act “brown.” –Sallie McFague, Life Abundant. Based on Genesis 9: 8-17, Proverbs 8: 22-31.
Choose Life: A Bible Study on Sustainability
“I call heaven and earth to witness against you today, that I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Choose life so that you and your descendants may live.” ~Moses-Deuteronomy 30:19
Community Dialogue on Immigrants and Immigration Laws
Role Play Exercise
What We Can Learn from Daniel: A Bible Study on Human Trafficking
We as advocates need to support ministries that empower victims and help them recover their dignity. In some cases, we need to stand as role models, and in other cases we need to break systems of injustice for these victims.
Disarming Might, Reconciling Enemies, Loving Resistance
“Not by might nor by power, but by my spirit,” says the Lord Almighty. --Zechariah 4:6b
For Such A Time As This: Anti-Racism
Inspired by the Book of Esther
Gospel Sheds Light on What God Requires
Micah 6:8: " ...What does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?"
Hearing God's Call to Love, Not Hate
Based on Luke 10:25-34; 36-3. Jesus taught: Love God, Love neighbor....Go do it.
Hope, Faith Set On God
Based on 1 Peter 1:3-21
Human Trafficking Awareness and Action
The story of the woman from Bethlehem (Judges 19:1-30) is a call for an investigation into the trafficking of the vulnerable.
Jesus' Path to Restoring Justice
Based on Isaiah 42:1, 6-7
Laborers in the Vineyard
This Bible study focuses on the differences between God's understanding of "fairness and equality" and our own.
Love in Action: A response Bible Study
Love in the Christian context is not a noun but a verb.
Mary and Elizabeth: Singers of God's New Song
Scripture Reading: Luke 1: 46-55. Presented by Joyce Sohl (Deputy General Secretary, Women's Division at the time) at Assembly 2002
Mary, Joseph, Baby Jesus and Other Immigrants
The Christmas story is a lesson on God’s greatest commandments of all.
Women lead the church and their communities toward justice by organizing for mission.
Mission Theology in Asia
Regional Missionary Emma Cantor shared stark realities confronting Asian women, children and youth and stories of courageous women who make a difference.
"If you come to help me, you can go home again. But if you see my struggles as part of your own survival, then perhaps we can work together."
Not in My Neighborhood!
A Spiritual Growth and Social Action Retreat on Human Trafficking
A Study Guide to Facilitate Interfaith Dialogue
Singing in the Window: Rahab's Subversive Song
Based on Joshua 2:1-21
Take a Walk with Christ
Explore poverty in your communities, especially among children and work together as the body of Christ to care for those in your neighborhoods.
A Circle of Thanksgiving
What does the national Thanksgving holiday mean for Native American peoples?
The Poor Are Not the Enemy: A Lenten Study
As we approach the cross with Jesus, let's walk with the poor, just as Jesus did.
The Theology of Mission
Bible Study delivered by Regional Missionary Dr. Catherine Mudime Akale
Guide to holding your own Bible Study on "The Theology of Mission"
This Is What I Am: Baptism as Ordination of All Believers
Making Sense of Our Baptism
To Know Children, To Know God
Based on Matthew 18:1-5
Women Providing for Jesus' Ministry
Luke 8:1-3: Like our foremothers, let us travel with Christ in community with each other providing for Christ’s peoples out of our resources.