The Way of Love: Practices for Jesus-Centered Life

TURN: Pause, listen and choose to follow Jesus As Jesus was walking along, he saw Levi son of Alphaeus sitting at the tax booth, and...

The Process of Sowing Seeds: Reflections From Springfield

Springfield recently concluded their community-wide program, "Becoming Beloved Community: A Six-Part Series on the Challenge of Racial Division in Springfield". Regular attendance was estimated...

Resources for Learning about Race, Racism and Whiteness*

Three Categories with Three Suggestions and Bonus Items! Compiled by MaryBeth Ingram, a white-bodied late learner who needed help from others to learn what to...

When God Was a Little Girl

In July, I took a seminary course at the Methodist Theological School in Ohio, located in Delaware. While learning a great deal about Black...

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. 

Why Will This Time Be Any Different?

On Friday, as clergy and lay leaders gathered for a newly forming Justice Circle*, we were reminded of our history as a church, of...

Resources for Individuals and Congregations

Bulletin inserts 5.5 x 8.5-inch (half page) bulletin inserts for Becoming Beloved Community and the Big Read These resources have been prepared by the Episcopal Church...

Racial Equity Tools: From a Glossary to Evaluation Methods to Curriculum

Racial Equity Tools provides 2500+ tools and resources from planning to evaluation and everything in between, including curricula such as "Transforming White Privilege". Check...

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...

The Way of Love a path to becoming Beloved Community

Celebrant: Will you seek and serve Christ in all persons, loving your neighbor as yourself? People: I will, with God’s help. The first time...