Justice & Reconciliation

New (08/18/2022) Racial Healing and Reconciliation Reference Guide 

The Racial Health and Reconciliation Learning Cohort Guide Team has prepared a Reference Guide for Local Churches interested in pursuing racial healing and reconciliation, which includes information from the program, lessons learned from the pilot program, and support resources for moving forward in action. 

Click here to download the Guide.

New (08/02/2022) EVENT: Courageous Conversations with Tasha Morrison

Register for Courageous Conversations with Tasha Morrison to learn about racial reconciliation. Tasha is a speaker, author, reconciler, bridge-builder and leader, committed to educate people on cultural intelligence and racial literacy.

The event will take place at Light of Christ UMC located at 9106 Bryant Farms Road in Charlotte on September 10, 2022, from 9:00 - 3:00 pm. This is event is free, however, registration is required. 

A BBQ lunch will be available for purchase and child care will be provided at no cost. 

Click here to register. 

New (07/20/2022) Grant Support from the General Board of Church and Society

Funding is being provided for the following programs: Ethnic Local Church Grants, Human Relations Day Grants, and Peace and Justice Grants. Applications will be accepted from August 1, 2022 to September 16, 2022. Click here for additional information about the grants and the online application. 
 

The Justice and Reconciliation Team is one of four ministries that relate to the Vision Alignment Team.  This team promotes excellence and fruitfulness in congregational life and ecclesial structures that reflect full diversity, works of justice, and participation by all people. A number of advocacy agencies relate to this work including interreligious concerns, Religion and Race, Commission on the Status and Role of Women, Church and Society, Health and Human Services institutions and the Committees on African American, Asian American, Native American and Hispanic Ministries. This work takes place primarily at the local church level. For more information, please contact the Conference Office 704.535.2260

Creation Care Ministries

Cultural Humility


Other Resources


Justice & Reconciliation Grants


Upcoming Events


Learn More about the Justice & Reconciliation Team


Articles from Proclaim Newsletter


MLK, Jr. Commemoration Services


Black Methodists for Church Renewal (BMCR)

 


Creation Care Ministries


Cultural Humility

 

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Other Resources

PDF: WNCC Cultural Humility: Planting Seeds for a Lifelong Process

An Invitation to Brave Space

Continuum on Becoming an Anti-Racist Multicultural Organization

Conference Website for Anti-Racism Resources

Cultural Humility (short video)

Cultural Humility (longer version)

Cultural Humility TED Talk

Podcast: Cultural Humility Podcast Introduction

Ismael’s Ruiz-Millan: Cultural Humility Presentation at LEAD UMC

Faith & Leadership Article: Cultural Humanity Can Help Us Become Better Leaders & Better Christians

Christian Century Article: From Cultural Competency to Cultural Humility

Duke Divinity Magazine

Video: Confrontation Between Jorge Ramos and a White Supremacist 

Video: Cultural Humility Discussion by Panelists


Justice & Reconciliation Grants

 

To apply for a J&R grant, click the link below.

Click here to open the WNCC-UMC eGrant.net application.

Click here to download instructions for accessing and using eGrant.net.


 

Upcoming Events 

Racial Healing and the Gospel of Reconciliation: A Workshop on the Ministry of Reconciliation

Register now for opportunities to participate on 11/19/20, 2/18/2021, or 3/16/2021. 


 

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Articles found in Proclaim Newsletter:

 

Diversity

Ministry with the Poor

Race Issues and more

Environment, Peace and more

Global Issues

Recovery Issues

Hispanic Issues

COSROW and more

Multi-Cultural Issues

Seminarian Profiles

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

Black Methodists for Church Renewal (BMCR)