What steps will you take to participate in God’s transformational work of moving our society toward racial equality? 

We call one another to A.C.T.

…AWAKEN to the truth that racism is evil and hurts us all;

…CONFRONT racism through truth-telling and action to right the wrong;


…TRANSFORM the hearts, minds, and behaviors of people and institutions.



A Service of Lament – An unflinching, hour-long “Service of Lament, Repentance, Communion and Commitment”

A Conversation on Race – Facebook Live on Iowa UMC page (Recorded June 15, 2020) 


Articles to Read

Ways United Methodists can stand against racism

North Central Jurisdiction College of Bishops Commitment to Antiracism


Resources for Parents 

10 tips for teaching and talking to kids about race



Stamped From the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America

So You Want to Talk About Race

Becoming Brave: Finding the Courage to Pursue Racial Justice Now