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THE DSC RACE COALITION

Anti-Racism Resources for the Desert Southwest Conference of The UMC
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EVENTS

How to be a better ally

Click here to watch this panel discussion

This panel discussion with AAPI clergy and laity in the DSC includes sharing their experiences of racism in our churches and communities register and learn how to fight racism against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and be a better ally. [Click here to download the panel discussion video.]

Click here to watch the interview with Bishop Bob

Watch this informal interview with Bishop Bob sharing about his personal experiences with racism and the challenges and hopes we face as we strive toward peace and justice in the Desert Southwest Conference and The United Methodist Church. [Click here to download or watch the video on YouTube click here to watch.]

The Long Shadow

Watch the Q&A session with Director Frances Causey.

Webinar: Real Talk with Rev. Dr. Miguel de la Torre

Use the following and host a book study

Webinar: Q&A with Rev. Dr. Rudy Rasmus & Others

Zoom discussion on “I’m Black, I’m Christian, I’m Methodist” book and racism in The United Methodist Church. (Click here to watch)

Latest News From Our Blog

Newly Formed Coalition Presents Actionable Steps to Combat Racism

CCORR Train-The-Trainer

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.

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Book Study invitation from DSC-RACE Coalition

By Rev. Efraín Zavala, Associate Pastor at Prescott United Methodist Church and member of the DSC-RACE Coalition Join us for a book study on “The God Who Sees: Immigrants, the Bible, and the Journey to Belong.” This weekly, four-session study will be conducted via...

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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

dsc-race.org

Contact

Phone

(602) 266-6956

Address

P.O. Box 32830
Phoenix, Arizona 85064

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