The missional aims of the Beloved Community are 1) to create and facilitate opportunities for creative conversations, reflections, debates as well as managing conflict and differences in a safe and healing space and 2) to encourage and support the constituents both clergy and lay of the Florida United Methodist Church in understanding how what they do or don't do in challenging the "isms" impacts personal, interpersonal, institutional and cultural effectiveness...See More.
BMCR is the organized Black caucus of The United Methodist Church and one of the denomination's five U.S. - based ethnic caucuses. BMCR represents and is dedicated to more than 2,400 Black United Methodist congregations and approximately 500,000 African American members across the United States...See More.
The General Commission on Religion and Race was created by The United Methodist Church in 1968 to address the turbulent and exciting unrest, disease, hope and new possibilities unleashed as legalized racial segregation and separation were being dismantled in church and society...See More.
Founded in 2005 in the Florida United Methodist Conference, the Committee on Native American Ministries encourages each congregation to appoint a representative to serve as liaison to the committee, and once a year, churches are asked to observe a Native American Ministries Sunday...See More.
Haitians are permanent residents in our state, and the Florida Conference is responding to their spiritual and physical needs through the Conference Committee on Haitian Ministries (CCOHM). There are over 19 missions and "boukans" (house churches) in the Conference. Many missions share facilities with older churches, while others are storefront chapels...See More.
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