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!
Click on the below to view an invitation to clergy about a special training event coming to the CTC.
Be More Aware
Ask God to open your mind and heart to a fuller understanding of this issue.
Participate in 30 Days of Anti-Racism #30DaysAntiRacism
Take an assessment like the Intercultural Development Inventory (https://idiinventory.com/).
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.
*Remembering Slavery: African Americans Talk About Their Personal Experiences of Slavery and Emancipation, editied by Ira Berlin, Marc Favreau, and Steven F. Miller
*Flames After Midnight: Murder, Vengeance, and the Desolation of A Texas Community, by Monte Akers
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
*- denotes a new resource