Courageous Conversations About Racism

Courageous Conversations About Racism

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

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