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From Globalization to Global Community
Making Peace and Doing Justice in a Smaller World

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Church and Society Gathering
Northeast Jurisdiction, United Methodist Church
November 6-9, 2003
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

"What does the Lord require of you, but to do justice and to show
constant love and to walk humbly with your God.
" Micah 6:8


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  • Alternatives for the Americas: or
    Working document by people across the Americas which proposes alternatives to the dominant "free trade" models of economic development such as NAFTA, FTAA, and CAFTA.
  • Bread for the World. (
  • Christian Aid (British) (
  • Christian Aid (United Kingdom) One of the few church-related organizations that monitors public poicy on trade and globalization issues.
  • Climate Change resources (
  • Community Supported Agriculture (
    Maysie's Farm / Conservation Center
  • Christian Peacemaker Teams. (
  • Every Church A Peace Church. (
  • Fair Trade

  • 50 Years is Enough Network. (
    International Organization which monitors the World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF), and World Trade Organization (WTO).
  • global debt
  • Fellowship of Reconciliation (USA). ( FOR offers intensive peacemaker training institutes for youth and adults.
  • Gamliel Foundation (
  • Good Schools Pennsylvania (
  • Jobs with Justice (
  • Jubilee Congregations
  • National Interfaith Hospitality Network (NIHN) ( National faith-based network of homeless shelters, now expanded to Family Promise program that broadly addresses poverty issues. Provides "Just Neighbors" study curriculum.
  • Jubilee USA (
    Also includes links to international Jubilee organizations.
  • Korea


  • The The National Interfaith Committee for Worker Justice (
    Provides many resources, including worship resources, sermon suggestions, and action ideas.
    NICWJ, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., 4th Floor, Chicago, IL 60660-4627, 773-728-8400.
  • National Labor Committee (
  • Religious Working Group on the World Bank and IMF (
    Interfaith coalition which works on globalization issues.
  • [Restorative Justice / Prison Industrial Complex]
  • Sojourners (
    Social justice publication and community in Washington, DC. Often magazine articles deal specifically with topics of globalization gathering; some articles are posted on the Sojourners web page.
  • The Other Side (TOS) magazine ( ).
    Often includes articles that deal specifically with topics of the Globalization gathering. (see, e.g., Jan.-Feb. 2004 issue. (Some articles are posted on the TOS web page a few weeks after publication)

    Socially Responsible Investing

  • South Korea
  • Thailand -- sweat shops (See National Labor Committee)
  • United for a Fair Economy (
  • United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries
  • United Methodist General Board of Church and Society (
  • United Methodist General Conference (April 27-May 7, 2004 in Pittsburgh, Lawrence Convention Center)
  • United Nations Association.
  • Universal health insurance / parish nurse ministry
  • Video Resources (see Video Resource Page).
  • Wal-Mart corporate website. (
  • Wal-Mart Watch ( One of many websites that monitors Wal-Mart practices.
  • Witness for Peace. (
  • World Social Forum (Forum Social Mundial) (
  • World Social Forum 2004 (Jan. 16-21)in Mumbai, India. (

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    Last Updated: January 5, 2004
    Created: January 4, 2004