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Learning from Strangers: Best Practices for Cross-Racial and Cross-Cultural Ministry December 22, 2016

The United Methodist Church is called to be a global church. The Gospel of transformative love extends across national, linguistic, and racial boundaries, and this is joyful news! One of

Collection of Resources Cross-racial/Cross-cultural Appointments Multiculturalism Other Types
Baptism and Call to Justice December 22, 2016

The United Methodist Church’s Baptismal Covenant is bold! Our church has a long history of care and concern for those who are oppressed. We believe that discipleship includes the work

Group Activity Race and Ethnicity Worship Resources
Listening in Diversity December 22, 2016

Often, listening is confused with tolerance. Teaching people to be tolerant of persons who are different from them is not a helpful substitution for the authentic love and reconciliation necessary

Glossaries and Definitions Group Activity Intercultural Competency Race and Ethnicity White privilege
The Trouble with Conformity December 20, 2016

The Trouble with Conformity A group or individual resource on the topic of how conformity supports oppression using the song, Flowers are Red by Harry Chapin Mis-education depends upon conformity.

Equity Group Activity Self Reflection
Building Holy Relationships: Best Practices for Multicultural Ministry December 20, 2016

The world has been changing, faster than The United Methodist Church has been changing. Many of our congregations do not reflect the neighborhoods around their buildings. The Gospel calls us

Collection of Resources Cross-racial/Cross-cultural Appointments Multiculturalism Other Types
New Resources December 19, 2016

    25 Traits of The Beloved Community The beloved community manifests and protects agape love as its guiding principle and is expressed in the following 25 ways.    

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Identity Politics and Social Location December 8, 2016

Our identity is more than our names, or where we live, or the group with which we associate. Identity is comprised of those characteristics, qualities, values, beliefs, morals, ethics, expressions,

Discussion Guide Glossaries and Definitions Intercultural Competency Race and Ethnicity Self Reflection
Joys and Benefits of Becoming a Cross-Racial or Cross-Cultural Ministry Setting December 6, 2016

A cross-racial or cross-cultural (cr/cc) ministry setting is created when a local church receives a pastor whose lived experience is substantially different from that of the majority of the congregation.

Cross-racial/Cross-cultural Appointments Glossaries and Definitions Infographic Print Materials
What is Internalized Oppression? December 6, 2016

The truth is all humans, regardless of social status, are made in the Image of God with inherent worth and value. The lies of oppression and internalized oppression, say this

Equity Glossaries and Definitions Race and Ethnicity
RACE: The Power of an Illusion December 2, 2016

With the increased visibility of racial tension and terror, more and more people are realizing how important it is to talk about and do something to eradicate racism. In order

Discussion Guide Group Activity Quiz Race and Ethnicity Video
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.