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Seminar to help churches respond to domestic violence in families

By John W. Coleman October is annually National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a time when attention to the ongoing crisis in domestic and intimate-partner violence increases thanks to the media… Read more

‘When Home Hurts’

Conference to explore Domestic Violence and Families By John W. Coleman The Eastern PA Conference’s Domestic Violence Committee will focus on children and families when it presents its third annual… Read more

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 Eastern PA Conference Domestic Violence Committee will sponsor “Domestic Violence: The Church Responds II” Saturday, September 28, 9 AM to 3 PM, at Simpson House, 2101 Belmont Ave, Philadelphia,… 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

Domestiv Violence: The Faith Community Responds

The new Eastern PA Conference Domestic Violence Committee sponsored its first seminar, Domestic Violence: The Faith Community Responds, Nov. 17, 2018, at West Lawn UMC. The Rev. Lydia Mulkey (right),… 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