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Welcoming a Woman Pastor

This resource has been developed to provide guidance for onboarding and orientation, and to help set clergy and churches up for success when a female pastor is first received into a local church appointment.

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Do No More Harm

GCSRW presents this new sexual ethics resource to assist those navigating the complexities of the complaint process in a more comprehensive way. 

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Starter Questions for Episcopal Discernment

GCSRW does NOT endorse or promote specific candidates for the episcopacy. We exist to help the denomination confront and eradicate sexism and other forms of bias form its structures. We believe that asking the right justice questions will help every delegate make good decisions about our leaders.


Percentage of U.S. Bishops - Jurisdictional Conference Elections 2022

These charts report the percentage of female and male bishops previously elected to serve in the U.S. as of January 2017, currently in office as of 2022, and shows the opportunity percentage for future bishops in 2023.

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Sexual Misconduct in the Church - Understanding the Role of Power

Sexual Misconduct in the Church- Understanding the Role of Power

This booklet examines the sacred trust and power that clergy and lay ministers have been entrusted with and outlines some common myths of sexual misconduct. 

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General Commission on Status and Role of Women - The Way of Integrity

The Way Of Integrity

This curriculum was developed to encourage living in right relationship with self and others within the faith communities of our local UM ministries.

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#MeToo Toolkit - Resources for a Faithful Response

This toolkit has resources to encourage dialogue to help people identify, understand and respond to the reality of sexual misconduct.

God in the Bible Guide

God of the Bible

A five week study designed for small groups to explore expansive language- the names, images and ways God has been revealed to us in Scripture. 

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General Commission on Status and Role of Women - God of the Bible

Women Called to Ministry

A six-session study exploring our United Methodist understanding of women's roles in The Church.

District Superintendent's Sexual Misconduct Handbook

Responding Well to Sexual Misconduct Complaints- A Handbook for District Superintendents

This handbook is intended for District Superintendents and other Annual Conference leadership looking to respond to sexual misconduct complaints with care.

General Commission on Status and Role of Women - Rock, Shepherd, Friend

Rock, Shepherd, Friend

A four-session study designed to help Christians look at the way we talk about God and examine the images we hold of God.