Racism is a sin, and The United Methodist Church is committed to challenging the unjust power structures that support it and working for equality in all areas of life.
Recent killings of unarmed African Americans have re-ignited conversation across the United States about racism and police brutality. The church is responding with a sustained and coordinated effort to actively engage in the ministry of dismantling racism and promoting racial justice.
As part of the churchwide response, an advertising campaign, #EndRacism, has been created and will include messaging on billboards, social media and online advertising. We are also providing social media graphics and other items so local churches and annual conferences can coordinate with this effort and speak to recent events in their own communities.
GCORR Real Talk
Community and faith leaders discuss race, culture, and faith to uncover the disparities of race, ethnicity, age, and socioeconomic status. While flattening the curve, we must work to close the widening gaps between whites and people of color, the rich and the poor, and other communities experiencing the imbalance in access to resources, opportunity and agency.Read more