Justice Talk to Justice Walk Webinars:
Refusing to Fight for Crumbs: Exploring the intersections of Indigenous and Black Justice: featuring Rev. Jim Bear Jacobs
Respect, Compassion, Atonement featuring Henry Banks
Presbytery of the Twin Cities Area's Everyday Anti-Racism: Opportunities, Updates, and Invitations
Find books, curricula, prayer, music, and worship elements (including a full sermon), and community organizations and businesses grouped to help congregations take next steps in antiracism work, creation care, and addressing intergenerational mental health and well-being in the WaterThreads - Woven Together: Water, Community, Well-Being. Available online and via requested download for member congregations - who should email: firstname.lastname@example.org - for access.
Land Acknowledgment can be tricky.
This six-session study invites church groups to engage in the practice of biblical lament as a powerful tool in the church's struggle against racism.
White Fragility and the (Christian) Faith is a conversation with Rev. Dr. John Dorhauer (Gen. Minister and President of the UCC), Tricia Lytle, Cameron Trimble, and Steve Morgan about white fragility and the Christian faith.
Companion book to the PBS Series
Free Race and Religion Video & Discussion Series: Gustavus Adolphus College professor, Sarah Ruble, shares a free YouTube-based adult small group curriculum on the history of race and Christianity in the United States, consisting of eight YouTube videos (20-25 minutes each), questions for discussion, and suggested resources for further exploration.
A 5-session, 8-film video series, with author Joel Edward Goza, based on his recent book Americas' Unholy Ghosts: The Racist Roots of our Faith an Politics, which examines the DNA of the ideologies that shape America and often justify racist ideas and racial inequalities.
Virtual McClure Lectures and WMI Month of Mission Series with guided discussion following plenary presentations and six pre-recorded workshops
By BuildFaith Editors on Apr 19, 2023
To help Christian communities amplify Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander voices in American and church history, Building Faith shares a list of resources, including new and recent books, reading lists, podcasts, documentaries, virtual exhibits, and church resources.
Check out this free guide from Gravity Leadership with resources and links to help you and your congregation learn and grow.
In A Time For Reckoning: North American Christianity and Indigenous Cultural Genocide, Mike Morrell offers a call to awareness, humility, repentance, and action; includes resource lists for reading/study; supporting, enjoying and learning from Indigenous artists; and specific actions for individuals, households, and congregations.
Dr. Greg Carey shares an overview and insights in Critical Race Theory: Coming to Terms.
Journey into the desperate struggle of today’s black community in North Minneapolis. Pastor Galloway of Liberty Community Church takes you to the frontlines of the desperate struggle the black community faces each day in North Minneapolis. LISTEN.
For Collard Girls is a journey, a conversation, and a podcast, that shares the unique, bold and beautiful narrative of womyn of color who are in spaces in the church, in the community, and in the world.
Brian McLaren's The Five Electorates in 2020 and Clergy - Please Don't Be Silent! (but be non-silent wisely and legally!) are essential reading.
The Kairos Blanket Exercise is available with in-person or virtual facilitation, leading people through locally adapted scripts to appreciate the significant historical and generational toll colonization has had on Indigenous communities.
The Minnesota Council of Churches Healing Minnesota Stories provide group Sacred Sites Tour to Explore Indigenous Experience in Minnesota. These tours are designed to "create understanding and healing between Native American and non-Native people, particularly those in various faith communities".
Tours are led by Rev. Jim Bear Jacobs (Mohican) and Bob Klanderud (Dakota). The tours offer an opportunity to learn about Minnesota history from a Native perspective through story-telling and experiencing the sites in silence / meditation / reflection.