The Racial Reconciling Movement is driven by the Commission on Religion and Race (CORR) of Minnesota United Methodist Church.
Many of us easily acknowledge that racism is a problem, and would like to help, but there is no easy guide book on steps to take. Taking part in this Movement is the way to help.
Before it sets structure or governance, the constitution of the United Methodist Church,
(Statements from Article V, Constitution of the United Methodist)
This movement is not about integration—finding was to make our congregations more diverse—this is a movement about justice for all people, regardless of who is sitting in our pews.
Just as you do not need to have cancer to know it is bad, you do not need to be in a racially diverse area to know that racism is a problem. Fighting racism (or any social injustice) is done through:
Start with where you are and take steps forward on the continuum. Do not be daunted by how far we have to go, celebrate the progress made by reoccurring evaluation.
Tri-fold brochure with info on the Racial Reconciling Movement that you may download and print
For more information, questions, or connections, contact Rev. Dana Newuhauser, Minister of Public Witness at New City Church in Minneapolis and Racial Justice Organizer for the Minnesota Conference at firstname.lastname@example.org
Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church