Racial Reconciliation

“Will you seek and serve Christ in all persons, loving your neighbor as yourself? Will you strive for justice and peace among all people, and respect the dignity of every human being?”

2021 Inventory of Racial Justice and Truth-Telling Ministries

Formation: Practicing Jesus’ Way of Healing Love

1a. Dioceses and their congregations engaged in the following Practicing the Way ministries during the last 12 months 

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  • Sacred Ground dialogue Circles 
  • Anti-racism or dismantling racism training 
  • Doctrine of Discovery training 
  • Internalized oppression training
  • Racial healing, reconciliation and justice pilgrimages 

1b. Dioceses and their congregations engaged in the following Practicing the Way ministries

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  • Liturgies of repentance and lament
  • Liturgical resource development
  • Incorporation of non-dominant cultural expressions in liturgy
  • Preaching on race and racism
  • Diocesan or organization-wide reading of book(s) on race
  • Storytelling Circles, including Beloved Community Story Sharing

Contact:
Josh Babb

Project Manager for Justice and Sustainability Associates