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“Share” the Resurrection Truth
“Share” the Resurrection Truth

Mary remains. She not only shows up; she stays put. She is as unstoppable as the tears she is shedding. And in being present even in her grief she becomes the receiver of the news of Jesus’ resurrection at the dawn of a new time.
3/31/2018 12:00:00 AM

Watch Your Tone, Jesus!
Watch Your Tone, Jesus!

Yes, the way we say things is important. But why does there only seem to be one, polite way to voice pain?
3/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

Diving Deeper into the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr.’s Work:
Diving Deeper into the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr.’s Work:

A Study Guide on the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail."
3/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

King’s Unfinished Dream
King’s Unfinished Dream

Racial justice connects with all four of United Methodist Women's priority areas: economic inequality; criminalization of communities of color; climate justice; and maternal and child health. Here are resources to learn, reflect and act on these core priorities using a racial justice lens.
3/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

Lest We Forget
Lest We Forget

Maundy Thursday is when we remember the night that Jesus was betrayed, as well as his final act of humility by washing the feet of his disciples. Jesus modeled for us what it means to humbly serve, and what it looks like to love unconditionally amid betrayal, denial and even state sanctioned violence.
3/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

Zeitgeist: The Spirit of the Time
Zeitgeist: The Spirit of the Time

To further understand the transcendence of zeitgeist, we return to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s August 1957 sermon, “Conquering Self-Centeredness,” at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church. 
3/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

Meet: Mahatma Gandhi
Meet: Mahatma Gandhi

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was influenced by Indian activist Mahatma Gandhi. 
3/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

Meet: Howard Thurman
Meet: Howard Thurman

King carried Thurman’s book, Jesus and the Disinherited, with him as he traveled around the country for the civil rights movement. 
3/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

Courage for Today: North Georgia United Methodists Take Civil Right...
Courage for Today: North Georgia United Methodists Take Civil Rights Heritage Tour, on ngumc.org

This annual sojourn is a two-day event. Rev. Alisha L. Gordon (executive for spiritual growth) relates the experience of the pilgrimage.
3/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

United Methodist Women Affirms March for Our Lives
United Methodist Women Affirms March for Our Lives

Today, youth across the country march against gun violence. Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School students are bravely speaking out, and they join a powerful chorus of voices. United Methodist Women recognizes and affirms the leadership of these prophetic young people.
3/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

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