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Pre-Assembly Pro-Reconciliation/Anti-Racism Workshop

  • Findlay Student Center Ballroom, Drury University 900 North Benton Avenue Springfield, MO, 65802 United States (map)

All are welcome to this event, especially congregational leaders, clergy, youth and children's ministry leaders, community leaders. The afternoon will include speakers, video, interactive experiences and conversation. Attendees will learn to:

  • Name and understand key terms/concepts related to racism
  • Describe contemporary and historic examples of institutional racism, white privilege, civil and human rights in the U.S.
  • Articulate a biblical foundation for justice ministry
  • Engage in informed dialogue about current issues of racism and reconciliation in the U.S. and in local communities
  • Begin to develop personal and community-based “Next Steps” to address systemic racism in participants’ own communities.

 Cost: $10/person (Drury University is providing space and support at no charge as our partner in this event, allowing us to keep the cost very low)

Find registration information for this event on the Assembly page.