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UM Men to continue recent seminar’s focus on domestic violence and men

By John W. Coleman The Eastern PA Conference United Methodist Men, at their annual meeting on Saturday, Oct. 26, will explore an issue that concerns men as well as women in our society. They… Read more

Domestic Violence: The Church Responds II

The Conference Domestic Violence Committee will sponsor this seminar Saturday, Sept. 28, 9 AM to 3 PM, at Simpson House in Philadelphia. The theme: “Breaking Out of the Man Box.” Learn more and register today for this important learning experience.  Read more

Breaking Out of the Man Box
A CALL TO MEN to help conference address domestic violence

BY JOHN W. COLEMAN Our society is undergoing dramatic changes in how we see and respond to gender realities and relationships—from fluid sexual identities to the #metoo movement. One stubborn… Read more

Stop giving advice to DV victims!

By Julie Owens* (From a July 19 Domestic Violence Facebook group post. Used with permission.) Do you give advice to domestic violence victims? This is unwise and dangerous. It’s a bad… Read more

Domestic Violence event to focus on healing ‘toxic masculinity’

By John W. Coleman The Eastern PA Conference Domestic Violence Committee  will offer an unusual focus at its second Domestic Violence: The Church Responds seminar on Saturday, Sept. 28. Participants will focus… Read more

Domestic violence is a social epidemic. Help stop it

“Husbands love your wives just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her.”  Eph. 5:25 In Ephesians 5, Paul has written instructions on how husbands should treat… Read more

Responding to Domestic Violence, Nov. 17. Register by Nov. 14!

Presenter: FaithTrust Institute – Rev. Lydia Mulkey West Lawn UMC 15 Woodside Ave, Reading, PA 19609 Cost: $20 to register Offering .20 CEUs for this event. Both laity and clergy are… Read more

Domestic Violence: The Faith Community Responds, Nov. 17

Domestic Violence: The Faith Community Responds FaithTrust Institute is a leading partner in the quest to educate and engage faith communities, including churches, in responding effectively to the life-threatening and often… Read more

Believing and being there for domestic violence victims

By Bishop Johnson
October is Domestic Violence & Intimate Partner Violence Prevention Month (Also known as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month).   Read more

Their silence fills the earth

Bishop Bruce R. Ough October 01, 2018 On Thursday, Sept. 27, the nation was riveted by the testimony given to the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Judge Kavanaugh confirmation hearings…. Read more