Conference Commission on Religion and Race
Ministries of Faith in Action
The Conference Commission on Religion & Race (CCORR) greets you in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ who accepted ALL persons.
We are under Justice and Outreach and part of the ministry of the DSC of The United Methodist Church. CCORR is comprised of laity and clergy from all four districts.
It is encouraging to know of your interest in what we do. You can learn more about CCORR by clicking on any of the links below. For information on the General Commission on Religion and Race, click here.
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The Desert Southwest Commission on Religion and Race is seeking trainers for the next round of cultural competency training on Bias. Interested persons should fill out the application form linked below no later than September 7, 2022. [button...
What is Juneteenth? An overview of its historical origins from history.com: Juneteenth (June 19) marks the day in 1865 when U.S. federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, to take control of the state and ensure all African Americans were freed. The troops’...
As Christians, we are called to care for the poor and most vulnerable around us. And our founder, John Wesley, called us to do all the good we can, in all the ways we can. Here are some questions to consider when exploring charitable options this season.
To raise awareness & promote the vision of the Missio Dei (the vision of building up the Beloved Community as God’s mission in the world), foster & facilitate biblical & theological understating of inclusion & diversity as the work of ministry, and train & resource conference leadership, pastors, & congregations for increased cultural competency & fulfillment of the Great Commission.
If the proposed legislation from the Desert Southwest Conference Commission on Religion and Race passes at this year’s Annual Conference, the DSC Commission on Religion and Race will begin the work of equity for God’s children in the DSC. Part of this work will...
By Desert Southwest Conference Commission on Religion and Race As Christians, we continue to stand in this liminal space between the full realization of God's kingdom on earth & our ongoing sinful nature. As we continue to be in this space, CCORR continues to...
Dear DSC Siblings, The CRCC training workshop that the California Nevada Annual Conference and Western Jurisdiction were preparing, unfortunately, has been postponed to allow broader participation and better training opportunity to the congregations and clergy of...
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