The Risk the White Church Must Take to Address Racism

by Rev. Eric Mayle. United Methodist News, June 1, 2020.

This letter from a white pastor encourages the white church to take action after the killing of George Floyd.


pastoral risk, racial equity, human dignity, systematic racism, ethnic equity, and belonging

Best For

clergy and leaders, especially in the white church



Suggested Uses

  • Respond to race related tragedies by getting encouragement from this letter.
  • Start conversations about the church’ s role with race issues by discussing as a group.

About the Contributor

Terrance Bridges

Terrance is a contract resource consultant for the Center for Congregations. An ordained elder, Terrance combines his parish ministry with adjunct professor work and guest lecturing at colleges and universities. 

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