Tag: Beloved Community
Heart work, soul work, community work
In this month’s Joyful Journey, Bishop David Alan Bard reminds us that the gospel is about heart change, which is an important part of tackling issues like racism and violence… Continue Reading Heart work, soul work, community work
Building Beloved Community
The Rev. Paul Perez points to King’s sermon on having a tough mind and a tender heart as a timely message for those working to build Beloved Community.
Appointments make a Michigan Pentecost
“Recently, the Bishop and Cabinet have become more intentional about addressing the nuances of cross-racial, cross-cultural appointments,” says the Rev. Dr. Jerome DeVine. These Michigan pastors reflect on their experiences.
Anti-Bias Anti-Racism moves forward
The Michigan Conference, districts, and congregations will be aided on the journey to the Beloved Community by the Bishop’s Anti-Bias Anti-Racism Working Group.
Anti-Racism Working Group formed
A group named by Bishop Bard will focus on anti-bias and anti-racism, “an essential part of our journey with Jesus.”
Moving Michigan forward together
Consider the “Platinum Rule” as a counter to the current news cycle and a way to live in beloved community.
The ‘beloved community’
A young adult missionary serving in Detroit reflects on the Civil Rights Movement … past and present.