In The United Methodist Church, we:
The Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church 2016, ¶5
Learning from Strangers, Best Practices for Cross-Racial and Cross-Cultural Ministry in The United Methodist Church. Researched and written by Derrick G. Hodge.
The following are resources the Conference Multiculturalism Task Force has put together. We are thankful for their work.
Click below for a breakdown of the Resource Guide:
Books from the "Sacred Worth Books" section on the GBCS website:
Africa is Not a Country, A weed is A Flower, All the Colors of the Earth, As Good as Anybody, MLK..., Bright Eyes-Brown Skin, Can You Say Peace, Child of Civil Rights Movement, Colors Come from God, Just Like Me, I like Myself, Indian Shoes, Let My People Go..., Mahalia Jackson, Martin Luther King/Mahalia Jackson..., Walking with Queens and Kings, My People, Nelson Mandela..., Shades of Black, Separate Is Never Equal, Sojourner's Truth-Step Stomp Stride, The Colors of Us, We All Sing with the Same Voice, We Shall Overcome-the Story of Song, Yours for Justice, Ida B. Wells...
For multiethnic communication, listen first
As The United Methodist Church gears up a campaign for dismantling racism, it's helpful to hear from denominational experts on how to improve multiethnic communication. Aileen Jimenez and Philip J. Brooks gathered tips about listening, language choices and more. Read story