The Ohio Council of Churches has designated September 20, 2020 as Anti-Racism Sunday in Ohio. For worship resources including calls to action, prayers, scripture, sermons and more visit here. Register to participate, here.
Below are upcoming formation opportunities around Becoming Beloved Community developed by the Becoming Beloved Community formation team. Now’s the time for us to come together in formation, across our diocese, in Becoming Beloved Community.
Becoming Beloved Community Teach-Ins: History; Stories; Invitations
Oct 1, 8, 15 (7-8:30pm)
Are you interested in learning more about Becoming Beloved Community – the history and its purpose? Are you curious about how people are engaging in the work of racial healing and justice, rooted in the Way of Love? Are you longing to be in community with other people of faith and followers of Jesus to explore where God is calling you in this work right now? Join this series of Teach-Ins – for any or all of it – to learn, share, and connect.
Conversations on Race and Faith:The Sacred Ground Curriculum
Beginning Sunday, October 18 from 4:30-6pm (meets bi-weekly on Sundays for ten sessions)
Are you interested in learning about the history of race and racism in America and the impact it has on our lives, our church, our world today with other people of faith from across our diocese? Join an online cohort to explore a rich curriculum – using film andreadings – focused on Indigenous, Black, Latino, and Asian Pacific Americans as their histories intersect with European American history. This series, developed by The Episcopal Church, has been especially designed to help white people engage in conversation about the history of race in America. While it’s been designed for white people, all are welcome.
Dates include: 10/18; 11/1; 11/15; 12/6; 12/120; 1/3; 1/17; 1/31; 2/14; 2/28. For more information and to register, visit here.
Advent Way of Love series: Journeying the Way of Love
Dec 2, 9, 16, 23 (7-8:30 pm)
Join this sacred circle to explore the Way of Love, spiritual practices that comprise one of the Four-Fold paths of Becoming Beloved Community. These practices root justice-making, healing, and reconciliation in the Way of Love.