12 women on changing the world | Part 1: Transforming society | A 12-session film series on transforming society and neighborhoods
This series of films with Jo Saxton, Grace Ji-Sun Kim, Mandy Marshall, Karina Kreminski, Carol Kingston-Smith, Melba Padilla Maggay, Ruth Padilla DeBorst, Amy Williams, René August, Lisa Rodriguez Watson, Amal Nassar, and Rosalee Velloso Ewell, is on transforming society and neighborhoods.
Scroll down the page for the video trailer for Part 1: Transforming Society
In this 12-session film series, these women guide us through a vision of justice, peace, welcome, and reconciliation, and of transforming society and neighborhoods. Each of the 12 films comes with small group study guides, to help your church and small group wrestle with issues and apply the insights. You can also listen to them as podcasts.
SESSION TITLES AND FILMS
PART 1: TRANSFORMING SOCIETY
In Part 1, Jo Saxton, Grace Ji-Sun Kim, Mandy Marshall, Karina Kreminski, Carol Kingston-Smith, & Melba Padilla Maggay lead us through a vision of our role in transforming society. They talk about how we can empower all women, create missional churches and disciples, end violence against women and children, address gender inequalities and injustices, pursue justice and reconciliation, be peacemakers, and transform society.
SESSION ONE // Jo Saxton– Empowering Women in Leadership & Creating Missional Churches – Click HERE
SESSION TWO // Grace Ji-Sun Kim– Listening to the Wisdom of Immigrant Women & Communities – Click HERE
SESSION THREE // Mandy Marshall– Ending Violence Against Women in Church and Society – Click HERE
SESSION FOUR // Karina Kreminski– Addressing Issues of Gender Justice, & Developing a Missional Spirituality – Click HERE
SESSION FIVE // Carol Kingston-Smith– Pursuing Justice, Advocacy & Reconciliation – Click HERE
SESSION SIX // Melba Padilla Maggay– Transforming Society – Click HERE
PART 2: TRANSFORMING NEIGHBORHOODS
In Part 2, Ruth Padilla DeBorst, Amy Williams, René August, Lisa Rodriguez Watson, Amal Nassar, & Rosalee Velloso Ewell guide us through ways we can transform and love our neighborhoods and communities. They talk about how we can pursue loving and Christ-honoring hospitality, bring hope to (and be transformed by) urban youth, welcome undocumented neighbors and refugees, discover bonds of community and connection, pursue peacemaking and reconciliation (between religions and ethnicities), and dwell deeply in neighborhoods and communities and friendships.
SESSION SEVEN // Ruth Padilla DeBorst– Pursuing Mission & Practicing Hospitality – Click HERE
SESSION EIGHT // Amy Williams– Bringing Hope to (and Being Transformed by) Urban Youth Ministry Today – Click HERE
SESSION NINE // René August– Discovering Bonds of Community, Kindness & Connection – Click HERE
SESSION TEN // Lisa Rodriguez-Watson– Welcoming Undocumented Neighbors & Refugees – Click HERE
SESSION ELEVEN // Amal Nassar– Pursuing Reconciliation & Peacemaking, & Building Bridges Between People – Click HERE
SESSION TWELVE // Rosalee Velloso Ewell– Dwelling Deeply in Neighborhoods, Communities & Friendships – Click HERE
God has called his church to be a new humanity: a people who witness to God’s welcome and embrace, through their peace-making, nonviolence, love, hospitality, and ministry of reconciliation. These 12 women offer a compelling vision and wise advice about how the church can be a people who transform (and are transformed by) our neighbors and communities.
HERE IS THE VIDEO TRAILER FOR PART 1: TRANSFORMING SOCIETY
Scroll down the page for the video trailer for Part 1: Transforming Society.
(See also the trailer to Part 2: Transforming Neighborhoods, by clicking HERE).
More from this series
This post is part of a series we are running profiling female theologians from all over the globe — see our other articles in this series:
Graham Joseph Hill and Jen Barker, “20 Australian and New Zealander Female Theologians You Should Get to Know in 2020”
Graham Joseph Hill and Jen Barker, “160+ Australian and New Zealander Women in Theology You Should Know About”
Juliany González Nieves, “23 Latin American Women and USA Latinas in Theology and Religion You Should Know About”
Grace Al-Zoughbi Arteen and Graham Joseph Hill, “18 Arab Female Theologians and Christian Leaders You Should Know About”
Jessie Giyou Kim and Graham Joseph Hill, “18 Asian Female Theologians You Should Know About (Plus Others For You To Explore)”
Graham Joseph Hill and Jessie Giyou Kim, “12 Women on Changing the World: A 12-Session Film Series on Transforming Society and Neighborhoods”
Juliany González Nieves, “Caribbean Christian Theology: A Bibliography”
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