'Dismantling Racism' Events

Dismantling Racism: Pressing on to Freedom
Dismantling Racism: Pressing on to Freedom

Around the connection, United Methodists are gathering online and in-person to do the difficult work of dismantling racism. Find an event to attend or watch the video of one that has already occurred.

August

August 26: Denominational Town Hall, 12 p.m. CDT (General Commission on Religion and Race) 

August 19: Denominational Town Hall, 12 p.m. CDT (General Commission on Religion and Race) 

August 6: Building our Capacity to Do Anti-Racism Work: Anti-Racism 101 for Allies, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. EDT (New York Conference)

July

July 30: Blackness and Anti-Blackness 101 webinar, 2 p.m. CDT, (Louisiana Conference)

July 30: Strategies for Interrupting and Dismantling Racism: Anti-Racism 101 for Allies, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. EDT (New York Conference)

July 23: Faith Talks podcast webinar, 6 p.m. EDT, (United Methodist Women)

July 23: White Fragility/White Supremacy webinar, 2 p.m. CDT, (Louisiana Conference)

July 23: Defining Anti-Racism: Anti-Racism 101 for Allies, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. EDT (New York Conference)

July 17: How to be an Ally: Anti-Racist Action and Reaction, 7 p.m. EDT (Greater New Jersey Conference)

July 16: An Interview with Rev. Dr. Ron Bell by Rev. Natasha Murray and Rev. Mark Norman, 1 p.m. CDT  (Arkansas Conference)

July 15: Whiteness 101 webinar, 2 p.m. CDT (Louisiana Conference)

July 1: Denominational Town Hall, 12 p.m. CDT (General Commission on Religion and Race) 
     Future Town Halls are planned. Details to follow. 

July 1, 2020 Dismantling Racism Town Hall featured United Methodist experts. Screenshot of video.  
Our July 1 Town Hall featured experts talking about the history of racism in the United States and The United Methodist Church.

June

June 25: Prophetic Speech: An Anti-Racism Workshop, (Glendale UMC, Nashville, TN)

June 24: Dismantling Racism: A service of lament, denominational worship service]

June 19: Dismantling Racism: Juneteenth Announcement, (Council of Bishops)

June 13: National Day of Prayer for United Methodist Men

June 9: Navigating 2 Viruses: Regathering in the Midst of Racism and Pandemic, (Discipleship Ministries)

June 8: A Time of Prayer and Reflection, (General Commission on Finance & Administration)