Racism & the Church 

Racism & the Church

How Racism Shaped the Church in America

Working with families living in poverty

How has Racism Shaped the Church in America?   

What can we do about it?

 

This class will unpack how the Legacy of Slavery continues to influence every institution in our society, including the church.  
 

This (5) week class will unpack how the modern American church has its roots in slavery, laid its foundation during reconstruction and was established during Jim Crow Segregation.
 

We will explore the origins of the Black Church and why despite the church-led Civil Rights Movement, the American Church remains one of the most segregated institutions in our society. 
 

The class concludes with personal and organizational strategies to overcome the impacts of racism and ways we can develop more racial, ethnic and economically diverse congregations

COST: $79.00 includes workbooks & other learning materials

*Scholarships Available

(5) Week Online Class:
Week 1  - *Preparation & Introduction

Week 2  - The Legacy of Slavery 
Week 3  - Hegemony & Whiteness
Week 4 -  How Racism Shaped the Church
Week 5 -  What we can do about it  

*Preparation & Introduction 
Because people are at various places in their understanding of race & racism, Week One engages participants in a  

It includes class learning objectives,  clarification of key terms/definitions  and videos which help unpack those terms.   They will also have an opportunity to prepare their own learning objectives and some questions they hope to get answered.    

Tuesday Afternoon 2:45p

July 14th  - August 4th

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Tuesday Afternoon 2:45p

July 14th  - August 4th

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