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Toolkit for Ministry Post-Charlottesville September 10, 2017

Reflection: Being the “Blessed” Amidst Violence We are witnessing escalating violence in word and deed from brother to brother and sister to sister. And we experience fear and pain. We mourn

Collection of Resources Discussion Guide
Church to Community June 12, 2017

While UMC politics makes headlines, local churches are making a difference.  The General Commission on Religion and Race is in connection with many local churches that have game changing relationships with

Church to Community Resource Types
Immersion: US/Mexico Border May 17, 2017

In February 2017, GCORR board of directors traveled to the US/Mexico border to learn about the realities of immigrants, refugees and borderland communities. They visited United Methodist ministry sites and

Immigration Intercultural Competency Other Types
From Talk About White Privilege to Action: Next Steps on the Anti-Racism Journey March 15, 2017

Often times we have discussions about race and racism but fail to move from talking to action. This worksheet is designed to help you take the work you have already

Discussion Guide Equity Group Activity Race and Ethnicity Self Reflection White privilege
Bearing Witness in the 21st Century: When Video Evidence Is Not Enough March 15, 2017

A Small Group Reflection and Exercise A truthful witness saves lives, but a deceiver proclaims lies. PROVERBS 14:25 As for us, we can’t stop speaking about what we have seen

Group Activity Intercultural Competency Self Reflection White privilege
Is Reverse Racism Really a “Thing?” February 11, 2017

A Small Group Video Resource Racism has been increasingly at the forefront of many conversations concerning issues within and outside the Church. As issues of racial injustice and racial terror

Discussion Guide Group Activity Race and Ethnicity Self Reflection Video
5 Ways of Diversifying the Table February 11, 2017

A Small Group or Leadership Resource Jesus’ life was a prime example of what it meant to “diversify the table.” Sometimes the table was literal: a place where he broke

Cross-racial/Cross-cultural Appointments Group Activity Intercultural Competency Multiculturalism Self Reflection
Welcoming Immigrants: A Moral, Gospel Imperative February 6, 2017

On February 3, 2017, a federal judge in Seattle put a nationwide block on President Donald Trump’s executive order effecting refugees and immigrants. The executive order from U.S. President Donald

Other Types
Moving From Ageism to Equity February 1, 2017

Click here to download this resource as a PDF At its core, ageism is stereotyping individuals or groups on the basis of their age. However, without challenges to them, stereotypes

Equity Group Activity Multiculturalism Self Reflection Tip Sheet Worship Resources
“Wait… that’s Privilege?” February 1, 2017

Click here to download this resource as a PDF Determining what it means to be “privileged” is often a nuanced conversation; some privileges are more obvious to recognize, e.g. by

Equity Quiz Self Reflection
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.