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More than Gun Laws, More than Mental Health: Let’s Talk About Mass Violence Fueled by White Supremacy

In the aftermath of two mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, many religious, medical, and political experts have publicly blamed lack of adequate mental health care, flaccid

Collection of Resources Discussion Guide Equity Race and Ethnicity Uncategorized Vital Conversations White privilege
Infographic: How Do We Protect Our Undocumented Neighbors?

A few weeks ago, GCORR joined the United Methodist Immigration Task Force and took action in response to the plight of immigrants, migrants, and asylum-seekers. As United Methodists, we know

Immigration Uncategorized
3 Questions to Ask Yourself in a New CR/CC Appointment

Written by Rev. Dr. Clarence Brown, St. Lukes UMC, Virginia Annual Conference It’s that time again! The season of connectional expression called appointment making. Bishops and Cabinets across the connection

Self Reflection Tip Sheet
Tips for a Joyful CR/CC Ministry

Written by Rev. Young Mee Park, District Superintendent of Dekalb District, Northern Illinois Conference I am a second career, Korean-American clergywoman in my sixteenth year of CR/CC (Cross- Racial/Cross-Cultural) ministry.

Tip Sheet
Preaching in Cross-Racial/Cross-Cultural Ministry

Written by Rev. Moonyoung Lee, Calpac Annual Conference It’s surprising to discover that the majority of United Methodist congregations in the U.S. continues to be predominantly Anglo-centric despite the fact

Tip Sheet Worship Resources
Great Thanksgiving – Communion Liturgy Celebrating Cultural Diversity

Great Thanksgiving (Authenticity) Written by Rev. Mike Johnson, Baltimore-Washington Conference The Lord be with you. And also with you. Lift up your hearts. We lift them up to the Lord.

Cross-racial/Cross-cultural Appointments Uncategorized Worship Resources
VBS is Not Immune to Racism

Editor’s note: Since the time of this writing, Group Publishing has made changes to their curriculum, albeit inadequate. Institutional racism and the pervasiveness of white supremacy are so ingrained in

Race and Ethnicity Tip Sheet Uncategorized Vital Conversations White privilege
Learning From Strangers – Follow up Sessions

Learning From Strangers – Follow up Sessions Download the book: Learning from Strangers, Pastor and Laity Edition Learning from Strangers, Cabinet Edition Session 1   Strangers Bearing Gifts Preparation: Read Chapter One:

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Learning From Strangers – How to Use This Resource

  Learning From Strangers – How To Use This Resource Download the book: Learning from Strangers, Pastor and Laity Edition Learning from Strangers, Cabinet Edition The objective of this resource

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Learning From Strangers – Sermons Starters

Learning From Strangers – Sermon Starters Download the book: Learning from Strangers, Pastor and Laity Edition Learning from Strangers, Cabinet Edition Introducing two new sermon starters from the biblical texts highlighted

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