Use the following and host a book study
- Click here to purchase Reading the Bible From the Margins.
- Q&A session with Rev. Dr. de la Torre (Click here to watch)
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Newly Formed Coalition Presents Actionable Steps to Combat Racism
The month of May is celebrated as Asian American Pacific Islander heritage month and for the first time in the Desert Southwest Conference, the RACE Coalition will be providing a set of anti-racism resources and tools for your congregation to use to highlight this heritage month.
During this season of Lent, we weep and we cry out at the continued acts of hate toward Asians and Asian- Americans and of all people of color who have been victim to violence based in racism.
February 28th saw the culmination of the month-long book study on I'm Black, I'm Christian, I'm Methodist, edited and penned by Pastor Rudy Rasmus. After worship, three of the authors - Pastor Rudy Rasmus, Rev. Dr. Vance Ross and Rev. Dr. Pamela Lightsey joined...
WHO WE ARE
The DSC Race Coalition was formed by the chairpersons of the DSC Commission on Religion & Race (CORR) and the Ethnic Local Church Concerns Committee (ELCC) in conversation with Bishop Bob Hoshibata at the 2020 Desert Southwest Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church. An abbreviation for Reflection, Action, Courageous Dialogue, and Engagement, the DSC Race Coalition actively works to promote racially-focused education and dialogue within the DSC, as well as eliminate all forms of racism within the conference. Sitting on the RACE Coalition are Rev. Javier Olivares, Julie O’Neal, Pastor Diamond Pate, Rev. Timote Piukala, Rev. Kimberly Scott, Rev. Khalif Smith, Pastor Christopher Wurpts, with DSC support by Rev. Dan Morley and Billie Fidlin.
DSC RACE COALITION
P.O. Box 32830
Phoenix, Arizona 85064