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MISSION STATEMENT

Our mission is to challenge our community to learn about, to connect with, to support, to stay aware of and to engage in efforts to address racism facing our society

The BLM task-force meets after the service at 11:15 in the MS/HS room the last Sunday of every Month with the exception of December. All who are interested in racial justice work are welcome this is not a closed meeting. We enjoy sharing our passion for this work with newcomers- whether you are new to this social justice issue or you are new to this community.

In working on our first phase of the mission we are building and drawing on intergroup awareness, understanding and skills;

Please join us in reading

Black Lives Matter Fall 2016 Syllabus

 

Curriculum for White Americans to Educate Themselves on Race and Racism–from Ferguson to Charleston

Other websites of interest

#Charlestonsyllabus

UPCOMING EVENTS

Monthly meetings, the last Sunday of every month, 11:15-1:00 PM

Screening of Crispus Attucks TBD

November 5, 2016 10-1 BLM taskforce will host Congregational Conversation with food and childcare

November 8th, 2016 7:00-9:45 Raising Race Conscious Children Seminar at Colleen Tennery’s home e-mail colleentennery@yahoo.com for details

The Task-Force will be hosting services on the following dates:

January 8th, 2017

April 9nd, 2017

July 23rd 2017

October 22, 2017

November 5th from 10-1 the BLM task-force will host a conversation about racial justice work.  Please look for a survey in your inbox soon. The goal is to develop a list of concrete actions based on a united approach for our congregation to implement. The task-force will provide lunch for attendees and childcare. Please RSVP to Colleen Tennery at colleentennery@yahoo.com if you will need childcare.