About Becoming Beloved Community

Join us for a 21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge

Provided by Debby Irving, Author of Waking Up White https://dev.debbyirving.com/21-day-challenge/ This Challenge helps increase your awareness and understanding of the world around you. For 21 days you’ll...

Justice Weekends + Just Mercy

To honor the momentous efforts of Bryan Stevenson and the Equal Justice Initiative, congregations and organizations around the country are participating in Justice Weekend. JUSTICE WEEKEND is...

Final Report on 2019 Diocesan Becoming Beloved Community Grants

In 2019, the Diocese awarded $15,000 toward supporting local efforts–seed money– across our diocese aimed at Becoming Beloved Community. In May, Requests for Proposals (RFPs)...

Welcome, Cohort Two!

Beginning in January, a new cohort of a community of practice is launching. The design of the cohort builds on the first cohort's learning...

Engaging our Rural and Appalachian Communities: The Roanridge Project

In 2019, the Diocese of Southern Ohio was awarded a Roanridge Grant in the amount of $15,000 to engage three to five rural and/or...

The Ohio Council of Churches presents Lunch and Learn Webinar Series

The Ohio Council of Churches is putting top emphasis on racism this year. The new leaders, the Revs. Jack Sullivan and Brandi Slaughter, have put...

The New York Times’ Race/Related Series

The New York Times has launched a new weekly newsletter focused on the stories of race, identity and culture. Race/Related is a rich resource...

Report on Diocesan Becoming Beloved Community Grants

In 2019, the Diocese awarded $15,000 toward supporting local efforts--seed money-- across our diocese aimed at Becoming Beloved Community. In May, Requests for Proposals...

25 Traits of Beloved Community

Check out this resource outlining 25 Traits of Beloved Community  This resource is written by Dr. Arthuree Wright for the United Methodist Church. 

Marching for Interfaith Peace + Justice

On September 22, leaders from our diocese joined together with hundreds others in Columbus for the Interfaith March for Peace and Justice. Deborah Stokes, long-time...