Regular Posts Tagged : ‘Ongoing efforts’
6 years, 10 months ago 0

Recognizing that the body of Christ is made up of members from every tongue, hue and culture, the Reconciliation Ministry of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) welcome you to our journey toward wholeness at God’s abundant table. As one of the four mission priorities of our Church, Reconciliation Ministry welcomes you to our intentional effort to become a Pro-Reconciling/Anti-Racist church – a church where the gifts of all of God’s children are honored and shared. To view how this […]

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7 years, 1 month ago 0

  By Bob Allen ATLANTA (ABP) — The American Civil War led Baptists in the South to forsake their historic commitment to the separation of church and state and embrace Christian nationalism, the head of a Baptist history organization says on a new website. Bruce Gourley, executive director of the Baptist History and Heritage Society, says the Civil War challenged Baptist convictions that had been hard won by a persecuted minority fighting for religious freedom in Europe and Colonial America. Defending slavery […]

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7 years, 2 months ago 0

From the World Council of Churches Central Committee, Geneva, Switzerland  26 August – 3 September 2002 Racism as a concern of the ecumenical movement goes back to the World Missionary Conference, in Edinburgh 1910, where explicit references were made to racism. A special programmatic focus on the issue of racism dates from 1968, thirty-four years ago, when the IVth assembly of the WCC set its face decidedly against the scourge of racism and thus gave impetus to the creation of […]

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7 years, 2 months ago 0

Overcoming racism and the need to focus attention on the life and dignity of its victims has been a major World Council of Churches concern for several decades. Regrettably, new forms of racism constantly emerge and racial violence is on the rise. In a series of articles, the WCC challenges the churches to address racism in their own structures and life, and draws on their work and experience in this struggle. www.oikoumene.org

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7 years, 2 months ago 0

In a project by Runnymede, Generation 3.0 is a chance to see different views on how racism can end in a generation. Featuring video narratives presenting older and younger people’s stories and experiences of racism now and then, the effort asks, “Will racism ever end?” “Can racism be solved?” http://www.generation3-0.org

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