February is Black History Month. The Media Center has books and DVDs for adults and children related to black history in the United Methodist Church and in our larger culture. Engaging with these resources helps us to understand more about where we came from and what work there is still to do to improve our connection.
Request These Resources
You may borrow any of these resources for use at your church or at home. We can mail them to you! Simply fill out the Resource Request Form, or contact the Media Center with any questions. The NC Conference Media Center is open to anyone involved with the North Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, free of charge.
Abingdon Press has published this 28-day devotional on African American history. It includes scripture, readings, prayers, and activities for individuals, families, and groups.
- African American History & Devotions: Readings and Activities for Individuals, Families, and Communities
- We’ve Come This Far By Faith: A History of Black Methodism in the Southeastern Jurisdiction
- Black Methodism: Legacy of Faith Revival
- Blood Done Sign My Name
- Briars in the Cottonpatch: The Story of Koinonia Farm
- Reflect Reclaim Rejoice: Preserving the Gift of Black Sacred Music
- Plenty Good Room: A Lenten Bible Study Based on African American Spirituals
- On Ma Journey Now: A Lenten Study Based on African-American Spirituals
- From Preparation to Passion: Devotional and Reflective Meditations Celebrating the Lenten Season Based on the Lectionary and Celebrated African American Sacred Songs and Hymnody
- Breaking Barriers: An African American Family & the Methodist Story
- Sojourner Truth: A Life, A Symbol
- The Past Matters: A Chronology of African Americans in the United Methodist Church
- The Preacher King: Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Word That Moved America
- The Beatitudes: From Slavery to Civil Rights (Picture Book)
- The Harriet Tubman Story (Animated DVD)
- God’s Trombones: A Trilogy of African American Poems (Animated DVD)
United Methodist Communications is also offering free social media graphics to share during Black History Month.