Commission on Religion and Race
Chairperson: Rev. Alicia Julia-Stanley & Rev. Susan L. Worrell
Report submitted by: Rev. Susan L. Worrell
Phone: (484) 883-7628
Date submitted: 04/14/2020
CR/CC Ministry Support Pilot Program
CORR & Prison Ministry and Restorative Justice Team co-hosted the True Justice film viewing and discussion event on February 22, 2020. Approx. 150 people were in attendance
AC Monitoring – a plan presented has been adopted by Conference Sessions for AC 2020
CR/CC Ministry Support Pilot Program:
Rescheduled – Racism, Post Traumatic Stress and Transformation workshop, from March 28 to October 17, 2020, 8:30-3pm @ Simpson House – registration open
Postponed: Clergy of Color Retreat, originally scheduled for May 22-23, 2020 @ Mariawald Renewal Center – (by invitation)
ON HOLD – Waking Up White Book Study (4 sessions) for Euro-American CORR members, CR/CC Trainers and CR/CC Mentors. All Euro-Americans in these groups are expected/anticipated to participate. A POC CORR member will serve as a POC Monitor for this study.
Celebrating Our Cultures Event, Sept. 12, 2020 @ Camp Innabah
ON HOLD – We are currently exploring a Racial Justice & History field trip in collaboration with the Urban Commission to Montgomery, Alabama and other sites across the south. This trip may be held in the next year.
Emotional Intelligence Workshop is scheduled for Saturday, September 26, 2020, Location: TBD
Whites Confronting Racism group will continue to be supported by CORR as future direction is envisioned and implemented. A liaison member will join the CORR for the 2020-2024 quadrennium.
Call to Action Reporting is done in collaboration and with input from all Connectional Ministries, Districts Superintendents, the Bishop’s office, and Conference Administrative offices.