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)...

Why Begin By Focusing on Race and Racial Reconciliation?

The journey toward Becoming Beloved Community requires a constant “striving towards” our commitment. That “striving for” will be accompanied by continually falling short of...

St Luke’s, Granville Commits to Becoming Beloved Community

My name is Michael Ralph and I’m the rector of St. Luke’s Church in Granville. I’m happy to say that St. Luke’s has made...

An Invitation to Join a Community of Practice & Build a Movement

The call to Becoming Beloved Community is about building a movement. We are called to follow Jesus in racial reconciliation, healing, and justice. It is...

COVID-19’s Impact on the the Poor

Dean Kelly Brown Douglas speaks with the Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis on COVID-19's impact on the the Poor. Dr. Theoharis is the Co-chair of...

From Many, One

"The branch cut off from the vine is useless." --John 15:5 The Becoming Beloved Community StorySharing Design Team invites you to join a StorySharing Series,...

Update your Asset Map!

If you are like most of the church, you have been avoiding the asset map... This is now your chance! In response to the COVID-19 pandemic,...

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...

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...

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.