The Rev. Dr. Byron Thomas, the senior pastor of Ben Hill United Methodist Church in Atlanta, calls on every white father to teach his children about racial injustice.
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.
Black clergywomen reflect in the new book, “Pioneer Black Clergywomen of the United Methodist Church.” Proceeds of the book, available from Cokesbury, will benefit scholarships.
Reflecting on vaccine hesitancy in African American communities, the Rev. Kennetha Bigham-Tsai calls for trust and encourages others to join her in rolling up their sleeves to be free of COVID-19.
“Each of the ten essayists is saying, ‘See me, hear, me, deal with me.’” That’s what Bishop Gregory Palmer remarks about the new book, “I’m Black. I’m Christian. I’m Methodist.”
National Spanish Heritage Month is a time to examine critical issues for Latinos. “Addressing racism requires more than resolutions and specialized minority ministries,” one retired pastor writes.
The Rev. Gil Caldwell’s death on September 4 follows the passing this year of other giants of the civil rights era — the Rev. Joseph Lowery, the Rev. C. T. Vivian, and Rep. John Lewis.
The Cabinet and the Board of Justice, leaders in The Michigan Conference, offer witness and resources to help local churches prepare for persistent antiracist action in communities across the state.