Saturday, November 6
9 a.m. to noon
This 3-part, fast-paced retreat, a “Fruitfulness Project” presented by Rev. Brenda Coffin, will be held in HUMC’s room 124.
Gain a greater understanding of racism, racial stress, oppression and micro-aggressions. Learn about systemic racism and social injustice and how we collectively can be change-agents.
This retreat will be in three, 50 minute sessions:
1) greater understanding of racial terms used today
2) the dynamics and impact of racism and social injustice and recognizing our inherent biases
3) Becoming change agents: valuing the importance of human relationships, drawing on values from a biblical perspective, and how to make a difference.
Part I: COME TO TERMS
9 – 9:50 a.m. Gain a greater understanding of racism and the terminology used today.
Part II: COURAGEOUS CONVERSATIONS
10 – 10:50 am. Dialogue around our experiences
Part III: INTERRUPTING RACISM
11 – 11:50 (end at noon) What we can do individually and collectively for healing and living together in Christian Community
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
PLEASE FILL OUT THE FORM BELOW AND SUBMIT TO REGISTER