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
Changing the Lens
Workshops exploring biases, ways to counteract those biases, and the benefit of engaging with people of diverse cultures and experiences.
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.
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In partnership with the NC Conference Evangelism and Discipleship committee, the Center for Leadership Excellence invites you to a virtual workshop designed for children’s ministers, youth ministers, parents, and those who […] 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 Racial Equity & Justice Ministries today.