The Conference Commission on Religion and Race (CCORR) has begun a series of trainings for clergy on how to have “Vital Conversations” about race and racism in their congregations.
Saturday, September 7, at the Wolcott UMC, Wolcott VT.
Please register in advance by contacting the Vermont District Office, email@example.com or 802.485.4724.
Lunch provided. Church history presentation over lunch.
The series uses videos and training materials from the General Commission on Religion and Race (GCORR). It features thought leaders, pastors, theologians, activists, authors, and scholars who share their stories, insights, and expertise on issues related to race, culture, tribe, and the global church.
RSVP at earliest convenience.
Clergy mandated to attend.
Leaders in congregation encouraged to attend.
BOOM has approved 0.5 CEU’s for this training.
The GCORR Vital Conversations videos and training materials provide resources to facilitate, guide, and support discussions on racism and offer ways to move to "efficacy, justice, and courageous positive action."
This training is designed to help participants understand how to put the GCORR materials to work in their churches and communities.
Other training options:
Friday, September 6th from 9-3
the venue will be North Ferrisburgh UMC, 227 Old Hollow Rd, North Ferrisburgh VT
Saturday, October 12th from 9-3
the venue will be First UMC, 29 Puddin Lane, Mansfield Center, CT
Saturday, November 16th from 9-3
the venue will be Trinity UMC, 361 Sumner Ave., Springfield, MA