February is Black History Month, and anti-racism is a priority of the North Carolina Conference and The United Methodist Church. The print and online resources listed here will enable your church or small group to learn more about and participate in anti-racism. The online resources listed below can be obtained by following the links to… Continue Reading→
The North Carolina Conference Board of Ordained Ministry is committed to anti-racism and to ongoing practices of review, reflection, and learning as we engage with candidates throughout the licensing and ordination process. In order to hold ourselves accountable and for greater transparency, we are eager to share the following update with United Methodists throughout the… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward encourages us to continue learning and growing in our faithfulness toward anti-racism and to hold on to our hope for transformation in the world.
Does your small group need a quality video series that you can watch for free online? Do you want to learn about the history of race and Christianity in the United States? If so, schedule a time for you or your small group to begin the free online video series, Race and Christianity in the… Continue Reading→
We in The United Methodist Church know the importance of diversity, of multiculturalism, and of the beauty of Pentecost people.
There are many wonderful lists of resources being shared around the Internet showing that every one of us can do something to fight racism. We recommend 75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice and Anti-Racism Resources for White People. We are offering our own list of resources that you can borrow from the… Continue Reading→
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… Continue Reading→
There is a new display up in the Media Center that highlights our special collections related to Anti-Racism, Human Sexuality & Church Unity, and Preaching. You will see this new display on the first endcap that you come to in the Media Center. Anti-Racism Anti-Racism is one of the top five emphases of the North… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward and the Conference Connectional Table will be sharing suggested reading this conference year on the topic of anti-racism. The first recommendation is “Waking Up White” by Debby Irving.