If you are not actively working to eradicate racism, you are neither being a disciple nor are you making disciples of Jesus Christ for the Transformation of the World.

Let us work together to End Racism in Our Lifetime!

Be More Aware

Action Steps

  • Create a code of ethics for your congregation.
  • Establish an Anti-Racism Task Force in your Local Congregation
  • Preach against Racism
  • Become involved and engaged in your local community.

Resources

The New Jim Crow:  Mass Incarceration in the Age of Color Blindness, by Michelle Alexander

White Fragility, by Robin DiAngelo

No Justice, No Mercy, by Rev. Brooks Harrington

So You Want To Talk About Race, by Ijeoma Oluo

General Commission on Religion and Race (official UMC website)

16 Bridge Building Tips for White People (PDF)

Up From Slavery (7 part documentary)

Living Room Conversations

Be the Bridge: Pursuing God's Heart for Racial Reconciliation - by Latasha Morrison

I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness - by Austin Channing Brown

How To Be An Antiracist - by Ibram X. Kendi