'Dismantling Racism' Events

Dismantling Racism is an initiative of The United Methodist Church.
Dismantling Racism is an initiative of The United Methodist Church.

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.

Coming Events

October

October 7: Denominational Panel Discussion: Voter Suppression, 12 p.m. CDT (General Commission on Religion and Race)

October 28: Denominational Panel Discussion: Intersectionality, 12 p.m. CDT (General Commission on Religion and Race)

November

November 18: Denominational Panel Discussion: The Doctrine of Discovery, 12 p.m. CDT (General Commission on Religion and Race)

December

December 9: Denominational Panel Discussion: Systemic Racism in UMC,12 p.m. CDT (General Commission on Religion and Race)

Videos from Previous Panel Discussions

The Theological Roots of Racism: September 16

Emerging Leaders: August 26

Seasoned Leaders: August 19

Looking Back to Move Forward: July 1

Videos from Other Events

September

September 26: Multi-denominational Day of Prayer, (United Methodist Men)

August

August 27: Faith Talks: Voter Guides & Voter Suppression, (United Methodist Women)

August 6: Building our Capacity to Do Anti-Racism Work: Anti-Racism 101 for Allies, (New York Conference)

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.

July

July 30: Blackness and Anti-Blackness 101 webinar, (Louisiana Conference)

July 30: Strategies for Interrupting and Dismantling Racism: Anti-Racism 101 for Allies, (New York Conference)

July 23: Faith Talks podcast webinar, (United Methodist Women)

July 23: White Fragility/White Supremacy webinar, (Louisiana Conference)

July 23: Defining Anti-Racism: Anti-Racism 101 for Allies, (New York Conference)

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

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

July 15: Whiteness 101 webinar, (Louisiana Conference)

June

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

June 24: Denominational Worship Service: A service of lament 

June 19: Bishops' 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)