Upcoming Events

 

Upcoming

 

Anti-Racism Seminar

Leading for Racial Equity, LLC

Dr. Joyce A. Caldwell and the Rev. Marilyn Miller

Anti-Racism Training is required of all rostered leaders that are under call.

 Analyzing Racism: For our Healing and Church Renewal: A six hour workshop for rostered ministers, offered via zoom in three 2-hour sessions. This concentrated workshop examines the social construction of race and its manifestation in systemic racism and the legacy of white supremacy; provides an analysis of the factors that foster growth in congregations toward racial understanding and engagement in racial justice; and explores white fragility and the challenges of talking about race within the congregation. The workshop is grounded in scripture and our calling to live and grow as one body in Christ.

  • October 13th, 14th, 15th, 2020 

October 13th 9:00am-11:00am, October 14th 9:00am-11:00am, October 15th 1:00pm-3:00pm

**You must attend ALL sessions to receive certificate of completion**

  • January 12th, 13th, 14th, 2021

January 12th 9:00am-11:00am, January 13th 9:00am-11:00am, January 15th 1:00pm-3:00pm

**You must attend ALL sessions to receive certificate of completion**

  • January 26th, 27th, 28th, 2021

January 26th 9:00am-11:00am, January 27th 9:00am-11:00am, January 28th 1:00pm-3:00pm

**You must attend ALL sessions to receive certificate of completion**

Learning & Telling the Story: Deconstructing Racism: A 12 hour workshop for lay and rostered leaders to build common language and understanding as the groundwork for a team to focus on racial justice within the ECSW. The workshop is offered via zoom in four 3-hour sessions. Learning & Telling the Story: Deconstructing Racism is designed to deepen understanding of racism and the part we all play in upholding and maintaining the system. It is grounded in the stories of participants, a story of the Bible, and stories of history. We will examine the construction and meaning of racism and identify steps and opportunities to grow in both understanding and action.

  • November 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th, 2020

November 6th 6:00pm-9:00pm , November 7th 9:00am-12:00pm, November 13th 6:00pm-9:00pm, November 14th 9:00am-12:00pm

**You must attend ALL sessions to receive certificate of completion**

  • February 5th, 6th, 12th, 13th, 2021

February 5th 6:00pm-9:00pm, February 6th 9:00am-12:00pm, February 12th 6:00pm-9:00pm, February 13th 9:00am-12:00pm

**You must attend ALL sessions to receive certificate of completion**

Space is limited so register early.

Contact the synod office to be placed on a waiting list if workshop is full.