As Christians, in our baptismal vows, we make a promise to resist evil, injustice and oppression in whatever forms that they present themselves. Recent events in the community have been a painful reminder of the ongoing evil of racism. Even when we see the harm, many of us feel ill-equipped for right action in the wake of such painful experiences. We all have different levels of comfort with confronting oppression, but we are challenged to learn and grow to make anti-racist practice a regular part of our lives. Click “Save PDF” button above to download the accompanying Microagressions: Examples and Responses document.
This is the first of a short series of workshops that will ground our anti-racism work in faith, introduce spiritual and embodied practices to build resilience, and build skills for interrupting harmful behaviors and speech.
Facilitated by Rev. Dana Neuhauser, Racial Justice Organizer for the Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church.