Participate in at least one anti-racist formation training annually.
Engage in ongoing anti-racism and equity work.
Witness through a story of how your congregation acknowledges racism’s sinful reality and how your community is experiencing healing. Share your story today!
Events & Training
HEART Curriculum: Training 4 Trainers
This experience will underscore the significance of discipleship and resonate deeply with our shared Christian responsibility to actively engage in the process of personal and societal transformation.
IDI Assessment and Brief
The Intercultural Development Inventory® (IDI®) is the premier cross-cultural assessment of intercultural competence used by thousands of individuals and organizations to build intercultural competence to achieve international and domestic diversity and inclusion goals and outcomes.
A Summons to Witness, Protest and Promise
An opportunity to publicly state your desire to build the new world God promises as heaven in time descends to earth. (Revelation 21)
A Call to Dismantle Anti-Blackness Supremacy
A series of letters from a group of young clergy in The North Carolina Conference as a call to action in the work of dismantling racism.
Statement Against Anti-Asian Violence
Asians and Asian-Americans of The United Methodist Church
Condemn the Rise of Anti-Asian Violence in the U.S.
Effective leaders develop an awareness of self, others, place, and direction in a racialized world.
Train to implement anti-racist formation in their congregations.
Create Brave Space
Participate in coaching collectives where brave space is created for pastors and lay leaders to grow in bodily and spiritual self-awareness in order to create brave space.
Build intercultural competence to achieve diversity and inclusion goals and outcomes. Request the IDI assessment and debrief today.
Our stories are powerful! Dive into our podcast, Deep Reckonings to hear first-person stories that explore how we are all affected by racism, and create opportunities for confession and progress.
Realize within 3 years a 50% increase in congregational conversations that confront racism as an individual and collective sin.
Create a plan for developing relationships with diverse people in our communities that acknowledge our churches’ racial impact and our desire for communal healing.
Implement worship styles, leadership, and decision-making processes that acknowledge racial trauma and enact anti-racist healing.
Read about our diversity, equity, and inclusion work.
In this message, Bishop Connie Mitchell Shelton addresses the inaccuracies and myths surrounding the Pilgrims and Native people narrative, urging us to confront the uncomfortable truths that history often overlooks. Continue Reading→
November is National Native American Heritage Month. Take this opportunity to learn about the history of Native Americans and their relationship to The United Methodist Church. Become inspired by Indigenous wisdom and educated about Indigenous theology. Host a book discussion or study for your congregation. Continue Reading→
On September 19, the Center for Leadership Excellence hosted thirty laity and clergy for a Day of Learning with Daynette Snead Perez. The curriculum, Stranger to Neighbor, was designed to […] Continue Reading→
You Are Invited! We extend a heartfelt invitation to you for a transformative journey through the H.E.A.R.T. (Holistic Equity Anti-Racism Training) Experience. Learn more about the H.E.A.R.T. Curriculum→ This experience […] Continue Reading→
Analyze current procedures and actions that cause harm and perpetuate ongoing racism.
Change those behaviors and traditions.
Continue growing as staff toward a MÁS Diverse conference.
Contact the Office of Race Equity & Justice Ministries today.