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Just Women 2014 is the current Disciples Women’s Ministries endorsed study material. 2014 is the sixth year of publication. It is offered via subscription: online or by calling (317) 635-3100 or by completing subscription form (found in the right-hand resource box) and send with your check to: IDWM-Just Women, PO Box 1986, Indianapolis, IN 46206-1986

2014 Themes

Winter (January issuance / December 1st renewal due)

I see you with compassion

Scripture references: Isaiah 2:4 / Luke 18:6    How can we change our culture of violence and create a culture of care? This issue begins the stories from the 2013 Woman-to-Woman Worldwide Program journey to México. (A study guide is available as a free download.)

Spring (April issuance / March 1st renewal due)

“Women of the Bible: Seeking Justice”

This is a self-contained study offering eight structured lessons with an introduction that may serve as a ninth lesson. Leaders instructions are included in the publication. Bible study lesson summary. 2014 marks the first year that the Bible study will be written by Disciples women under the Just Women banner. The writers are:

  • Rev. Dr. Sharon Watkins, General Minister and President CC (DOC) – introduction;
  • Rev. Dr. Lisa W. Davison, Professor of Hebrew Bible at Phillips Theological Seminary – Ruth & Naomi / Bathsheba;
  • Rev. Dr. Irie Session, pastor/spiritual director for New Friends, New Life – Jephthah’s daughter / Tamar;
  • Rev. Dr. Nohemi Pagan, missionary and writer – Esther & Vashti / Sarah & Hagar;
  • Rev. Sandhya Jha, founder of Oakland Peace Center – Rachel & Leah / Hannah & Elizabeth; and
  • Rev. Kathy McDowell, minister and freelance writer – lesson guide

Summer (QA year – June issuance / May 1st renewal date)

I see you with eyes of grace.

Scripture reference: 1 Corinthians 13:4-8 / Ephesians 4:2-3    How can we nurture healthy relationships? This issue continues the stories from the 2013 Woman-to-Woman Worldwide Program experience in México. (A four-session study guide is available as a free download.)

Fall (October issuance / September 1st renewal due)

I see you whole.

Scripture reference: Matthew 11:28-30 / Psalm 34:17-20 / Jeremiah 29:11 / John 16:33 / Colossians 2:10 / Luke 11:14    What is the next step in Disciples Women’s social action emphasis revolving around human trafficking? This issue also highlights Quadrennial Assembly 2014 and concludes the stories from the 2013 Woman-to-Woman Worldwide Program experience in México. (A four-session study guide is available.)

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Digital issue of the Bible study is available.

Additional Study Material

Service project information for group or individual participation is available. There is a project available for every Woman-to-Woman Worldwide journey presented in Just Women magazine.

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This presentation was viewed at the Women’s Luncheon at GA’011. PowerPoint 2007 is required.

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