June 24, 2020
Dismantling Racism :   A Service of Lament, today, June 24, 1 pm
Plan now to be a part of “Dismantling Racism: A Service of Lament,” Wednesday, June 24, at 1 PM, part of the churchwide  Dismantling Racism: Pressing on to Freedom  initiative.   Watch and participate in the denomination-wide observance at  UMC.org/EndRacism .

United Methodists from around the world will gather to lament for the racism in our midst. We will also reflect on Psalm 22, have a time of Communion and hear God’s call to join in the work of dismantling racism and pressing on to freedom for all.


“Dismantling Racism: Pressing on to Freedom” is a multi-level initiative throughout the church to implement a sustained and coordinated effort to dismantle racism and promote collective action to work toward racial justice.

Check out these resources from across the denomination  and beyond to help lay and clergy leaders engage their congregation s in this initiative launched on June 19.

United Methodists around the world will gather to pray and lament for the racism in our midst. We will hear God's call to join in the work of dismantling racism and pressing on to freedom for all.  
UM bishops pledge more effective anti-racism campaign

"This time will be different," said five United Methodist bishops in a June 19 (Juneteenth) video announcement launching a new denomination-wide initiative: "Dismantling Racism: Pressing on to Freedom."   LEARN MORE


Especially, don't miss:

Wednesday, June 24 – 3 p.m. EDT: Real Talk – Preaching Courageously against Racism GCORR Facebook Page  (General Commission on Religion and Race)

Wednesday, July 1 – 1 PM: Denominational Town Hall Conversation – Dismantling Racism: Pressing on to Freedom www.umc.org/endracism  or  Facebook Live  (Council of Bishops, the General Commission on Religion and Race, the General Board of Church and Society, United Methodist Women)   
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