United Church of Christ


Sacred Conversations To End Racism

Phase 1 - Week 1 through 8




Sacred Conversations To End Racism

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Preview:

  • Begin with the Opening Liturgy, Origins and Being Human Self-Assessment Survey and Personal Journey
  • Sacred Lesson Week One –Cultural Narration: Locate and Identify This session is an opportunity for group interaction and community building. Locate yourself
  • Why is a sacred conversation towards ending racism necessary?





What Does it Mean to be a Human Being?

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A New Encounter With The Bible:

What Does it Mean to be White?

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As part of week 4 you will need to open the following PPTX file with a software like PowerPoint.

What Does It Mean To Be White








Who are My Neighbors?

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Preview:

  • This week your group will be exploring the biblical and contemporary meaning of “Who Are My Neighbors?” The focus is meant to enlarge your scope of vision of who may be culturally and ethnically different from yourself and others in your community. Think about people you include and feel comfortable with. And then think about people who are excluded, invisible, or not welcomed because their humanity is different than yours.





Self-Assessment and Group Evaluation

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