Possible Média – Resources. The problems Here’s a non-exhaustive list of movies, videos and books we recommend to help you better understand the problems we’re faced with : Movies and videos Last Hours Watch videoThere’s no tomorrow Watch videoCall Of Life: Facing The Mass Extinction Watch trailerThe end of suburbia Watch full movieA Crude Awakening Watch trailerCollapse Watch full movieThe Age of Stupid Watch full movie Books. Online Traditional Celtic / Irish / Scottish / Old Time Tunebook by Glenn Weiser. Here is a collection of approximately 700 favorite traditional Irish, Scottish, and American fiddle tunes, harp pieces and bagpipe marches in standard notation, usually with guitar chords and sometimes with tab.
Many of these are core repertoire tunes played at Irish sessions, contra dances and bluegrass and old-time jams. Others are lesser known tunes that I have included for their musical merit. I have gathered these tunes from both online and printed sources, and in multiple versions whenever possible so that you might compare the variants. To please your eyes as well as your ears, I've illustrated these pages with photos, engravings, and paintings. I have also arranged many of these melodies for solo fingerstyle guitar in four books (see the list of tunes), and 100 tunes for diatonic harmonica, also available in a book, Irish and American Fiddle Tunes for Harmonica. Redistricting. For years, FairVote has highlighted how our nation's reliance upon winner-take-all elections and single member districts for Congressional elections without national standards has left our voting process open to the abuses of unfair partisan gerrymandering.
Insiders for decades have known how powerful redistricting can be for elected officials to protect friends and undermine opponents. It's a blood sport that both parties have exploited, thereby minimizing the role of voters in the political process. By gerrymandering the districts, legislators and their political cronies have used redistricting to choose their voters, before voters have had the opportunity to choose them. For the historical development of redistricting, see All About Redistricting. For FairVote's solution to the gerrymandering problem, see the Fair Voting plan for the U.S.
FairVote Resources on Redistricting The process of redistricting is highly partisan and often comes at the expense of voters. Citizen Koch. Social Action. Just Faith Ministries, Programs, Overview. JustFaith Ministries offers extended programs that provide opportunities for individuals to study and be formed by the justice tradition articulated by the Scriptures, the Church's historical witness, theological inquiry and Church social teaching. JustFaith Ministries programs help individuals experience conversion, integrating their personal spirituality with social commitment. Participants are empowered to develop a passion and thirst for justice and to express this passion in concrete acts of social ministry in their parish or church and in the community at large.
These programs are tools that have proven time and again to be effective strategies for training and forming individuals as agents of social transformation. They are exciting opportunities for parishes, churches, dioceses, agencies and small faith communities interested in expanding and promoting social ministry. What We Believe. What We Believe As United Methodists, we have an obligation to bear a faithful Christian witness to Jesus Christ, the living reality at the center of the Church’s life and witness. To fulfill this obligation, we reflect critically on our biblical and theological inheritance, striving to express faithfully the witness we make in our own time.
Two considerations are central to this endeavor: the sources from which we derive our theological affirmations and the criteria by which we assess the adequacy of our understanding and witness. Wesley believed that the living core of the Christian faith was revealed in Scripture, illumined by tradition, vivified in personal experience, and confirmed by reason. Doctrinal Standards and Our Theological Task | The Ministry of All Christians | Social Principles The Ministry of All Christians | EspañolThe mission of the Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ.
From The Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church - 2004. Social Principles. Part IV: Social Principles The United Methodist Church has a long history of concern for social justice. Its members have often taken forthright positions on controversial issues involving Christian principles. Early Methodists expressed their opposition to the slave trade, to smuggling, and to the cruel treatment of prisoners. A social creed was adopted by The Methodist Episcopal Church (North) in 1908. Within the next decade similar statements were adopted by The Methodist Episcopal Church, South, and by The Methodist Protestant Church. The Evangelical United Brethren Church adopted a statement of social principles in 1946 at the time of the uniting of the United Brethren and The Evangelical Church. The Social Principles are a prayerful and thoughtful effort on the part of the General Conference to speak to the human issues in the contemporary world from a sound biblical and theological foundation as historically demonstrated in United Methodist traditions.
The Church and Immigration. Our Muslim Neighbors. Cool Idea Blessing of the tractors What better way to greet spring and express gratitude for a bountiful earth than a blessing for farmers and their families? Read More Video Worth Watching Seeing Beauty in Sierra Leone Photographer Mike DuBose reconnects with families in Sierra Leone after meeting them years ago at the launch of the Imagine No Malaria effort. View Spiritual Journey Bicycling for The Methodist Home Susan and Frank May are riding from Florida to California to raise funds for residential care home that addresses the needs of abused and at-risk children. Feeding the Spirit Desktop Meditation: Easter Joy Watch and download a reflection with joyful photos of United Methodists around the world, set to music by the Africa University Choir.
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