“Chaos or Community: Courageous Conversations During Chaos”
This series aims to have courageous, contextual, and spiritual/theological conversations among prominent clergy, academics and activists/organizers relevant to the “twin pandemics” of racism and Covid, and our country’s tumultuous political landscape. The conversation topics for the series have been derived from MLK’s “Where do we go from here: Chaos or Community?” book chapters.
“Racism and the White Backlash: Role of the Church Against White Supremacy”
DATE: Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at 1 p.m. ET.
Moderator: Rev. Aundreia Alexander, NCC Associate General Secretary, Action and Advocacy for Justice and Peace
Rev. Dr. William H. Lamar, IV, Senior Paster, Metropolitan AME, Washington DC.
Rev. Dr. John C. Dorhauer, General Minister and President, United Church of Christ and NCC Governing Board Chair.
A Zoom link will be sent after registration.
Inaugural Panel: “Where are We? Spiritually Diagnosing America’s Illnesses”
(Ref: Eph. 6:12-13). Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 7 p.m. ET. With Panelists: Rev. E. Michelle Ledder, Director of Equity and Anti-Racism for the General Commission on Religion and Race of The United Methodist Church; Rev. Angela Ravin-Anderson, Social Justice Ministry Co-Lead of Wheeler Ave. Baptist Church in Houston, Texas; and Rev. Reuben Eckels, Interfaith Advocacy Minister for Immigrants and Refugees, Church World Service.