In light of the centennial commemoration of the Tulsa Race Massacre and God’s ongoing call to love and justice, we seek to open our ears, eyes, minds, and hearts to the atrocities of systemic racial injustice and its consequences; to equip and engage for transformation throughout society.
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PC(USA) CHURCHWIDE ANTIRACISM POLICY
Racism is the opposite of what God intends for humanity. It is the rejection of the other, which is entirely contrary to the Word of God incarnate in Jesus Christ. Racism is a lie about our fellow human beings, for it says that some are less than others. Because of our biblical understanding of who God is and what God intends for humanity, the PC(USA) must stand against, speak against and work against racism.
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Facing our racist history and turning to Jesus teachings
Dr. Christena Cleveland
Author of "Disunity in Christ", Dr. Christena Cleveland reflects on how the Church has responded (or not) to events like the Tulsa Race Massacre and what the Church's role is and should be in movements like Black Lives Matter.
Author of "Disunity in Christ", Dr. Christena Cleveland joins the synod's Network for Dismantling Racism and guests for discussion about her book and ways in which we engage in the work of racial justice as a Church.