Dismantling Racism: Pressing on to Freedom initiative launched by UMC
Nashville, Tennessee: United Methodist Church leaders have launched a plan of action to galvanize church members and others to actively stand against racism in the wake of the death of George Floyd and protests across the U.S.
The “Dismantling Racism: Pressing on to Freedom” initiative is a multi-level effort throughout the church to initiate a sustained and coordinated effort to dismantle racism and promote collective action to work toward racial justice.
Regional and local worship events and town hall meetings involving community partners will subsequently take place, either online or in keeping with social distancing protocols.
An announcement from members of the United Methodist Council of Bishops was broadcast on UMC.org/EndRacism and Facebook.
The United Methodist Church has more than 13 million members globally in 45,000+ local churches and is in mission in more than 136 countries.