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Biblical Reflection on Cross-Racial and Cross-Cultural Ministry March 6, 2018

The Bible is full of accounts where persons were called to go across the racial and cultural boundaries to do God’s work and fulfill God’s purposes.  However, in most of

Cross-racial/Cross-cultural Appointments
What is Cross-Racial and Cross-Cultural Ministry? March 6, 2018

With the changing demographics within the United States and also in The United Methodist Church, cross-racial and cross-cultural (CR/CC) ministry is on the rise.  So what is CR/CC ministry?  According

Cross-racial/Cross-cultural Appointments
Stand Your Ground Study Questions February 7, 2018

Stand Your Ground: Black Bodies and the Justice of God by Rev. Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas Study Questions written by: Kristin Henning, Agnes N. Williams Research Professor of Law; Assoc.

Discussion Guide Equity Race and Ethnicity White privilege
Reading List for Black History Month February 1, 2018

In honor of Black History Month, we’ve rounded up a list of books you should definitely add to your reading list. Fry Brown, Teresa L. African American History & Devotionals:

Collection of Resources Equity Race and Ethnicity White privilege
The Master’s Tools February 1, 2018

In comments made at an academic conference during “The Personal and the Political Panel” in 1979, Audre Lourde said this: For the master’s tools will never dismantle the master’s house.

Discussion Guide
Whose History? February 1, 2018

Black History Month is an opportune time to discover or rediscover aspects of U.S. history often ignored or obscured by “official” educational systems, legalized policies and practices, and even ecclesial

Collection of Resources Equity Group Activity Intercultural Competency Race and Ethnicity White privilege
What Then Shall We Say? January 19, 2018

What then Shall We Say? A toolkit of faithful responses to the racist rhetoric of U.S. President Introduction by GCORR President Bishop Bledsoe and General Secretary Erin Hawkins As the

Collection of Resources Discussion Guide Equity Group Activity Intercultural Competency Race and Ethnicity Self Reflection Vital Conversations White privilege
Escaping the Cycle of Individual Racism January 18, 2018

A Small Group Resource Since well before Donald Trump was elected as the United States’ 45th President, his demeaning and harmful comments about people of color, women, and anyone he

Discussion Guide Equity Race and Ethnicity
Akwaaba: Learning the Art of Hospitality from Akan Wisdom January 18, 2018

PRONUNCIATION: Ah-Kwah-Bah EXAMPLES IN USE TRANSLATED TO ENGLISH:[1] Dressed informally, he made us very welcome; On the second day, he noticed the love and peace demonstrated in the enthusiastic welcome

Cross-racial/Cross-cultural Appointments Equity Multiculturalism
Entering into the Story of Others January 18, 2018

A Small Group Resource Entry Point: place of initial opportunity; first access; where we begin. Everything has an entry point: Our homes offer front, back, and sliding doors as entry

Intercultural Competency
GCORR is building the capacity of The United Methodist Church to be contextually relevant and to reach more people, younger people, and more diverse people as we make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.