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Statement by GCORR & GBCS on the Killing of Ahmaud Arbery May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020 How long, O Lord, how long? The February killing of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery in Brunswick, Georgia, is another incident that torchlights the darkest moments of our history.

GCORR Real Talk May 6, 2020

GCORR Real Talk is a series of conversations with community and faith leaders to discuss and uncover the disparities of race, ethnicity, age, and socioeconomic status that are deeply embedded

Vital Conversations
GCORR Denounces Trump’s Racist and Xenophobic ‘Chinese Virus’ Language March 22, 2020

March 22, 2020 Photo credit: Getty Images/The Washington Post/Jabin Botsford GCORR denounces the U.S. President’s racist language to describe the Coronavirus as “The Chinese Virus.” Not only does this unapologetic

COVID-19 Response March 18, 2020

Dear friends and partners in ministry, Out of an abundance of caution, and in an effort to help curb the spread of COVID-19, GCORR operations are being temporarily adjusted. All

Disability Leaders Meet with GCORR December 4, 2019

By Rev. Leo Yates, Jr. Re-posted with permission Tuesday, November 26, 2019 Leaders of the DisAbility Ministries Committee (DMC), which is temporarily under the Council of Bishops, and from the

Infographic: How Do We Protect Our Undocumented Neighbors? July 25, 2019

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
Resources for Pastors in Cross-Racial, Cross-Cultural Appointments July 2, 2019

Cross-racial and cross-cultural (CR/CC) appointments are appointments of clergypersons to congregations in which the majority of their constituencies are different from the clergyperson’s own racial/ethnic and cultural background. GCORR offers

Cross-racial/Cross-cultural Appointments
3 Questions to Ask Yourself in a New CR/CC Appointment July 2, 2019

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

Cross-racial/Cross-cultural Appointments
Becoming a Culturally Competent Leader through Empathy, Curiosity, and Self-Awareness July 2, 2019

Written by Rev. Steve Y. Kim, The United Methodist Church of Huntington-Cold Spring Harbor NY Conference Cross-racial and cross-cultural (CR/CC) ministry is a gift from God. It is a gift

Cross-racial/Cross-cultural Appointments
Tips for a Joyful CR/CC Ministry July 2, 2019

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.

Cross-racial/Cross-cultural Appointments
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