Racial Justice Ministry

Our Visions / Mission

The Racial Justice Ministry’s vision is to make God’s love real so that all races are one in Christ.

The mission is to promote racial justice in the community by teaching, advocating, and connecting with one another
       Teaching: to raise awareness and to inform our Christian responses to racial disparities
       Advocating: for racial justice and equality
       Connecting: to cultivate diverse relationships
 Co-leaders: Beth Happick, Bev Talbot, Val Walker
 Meeting: 1st Tuesday of the month on Zoom; contact bev.talbot@verizon.net for Zoom connection

Ministry Goals

  1. Pray daily for guidance and support with this ministry
  2. Teaching:
    1. Educate team members by attending BWC webinars/workshops and a Bible/book study
    2. Educate the congregation with articles, videos, testimonies, books, or events in the Spire and, at select times, in the e-Spire
    3. Create an outline of racial topics for the year that includes general to more intense issues of racial justice
  3. Advocating: Promote and/or attend “call to action” events or issues sponsored by the BWC and other racial justice organizations
  4. Connecting:
    1. Increase our RJM membership to include more people of color by personally inviting BAUMC members, AME members, as well as people outside the church
    2. Increase our experiences with people of color by interacting in fellowship gatherings as well as topical discussion