The mission of the Awareness Sub-Committee is to bring awareness to the sin of racism in whatever forms they present themselves including implicit policies, white privilege, conference policies and racism in our hearts.
Seasonal Cultural Celebrations & Information
- Notable Dates
Kwanza – Dec 26
- Watch night service – Dec 31
- Emancipation Day – Jan 1
- Epiphany Sunday/3 Kings Day – Jan 3
- Baptism of the Lord – Jan 10
- Dr. King’s Day/Human Relations Day – Jan 17
- Soup Joumou: A Haitian New Year's Tradition
MLK Day Worship Service Toolkit
Click the link below to register to receive the MLK Day Worship Service Toolkit featuring music from the Bethune Cookman University Chorale, prayers, orders of worship, suggested music and Scriptures for planning a service for Human Relations Sunday/MLK Day.
Share Your Story: Experiences with Racism
Part of increasing our awareness about racism and its lasting effects is sharing our stories. What follows are stories from members across the Florida Conference on their individual experiences with racism and lessons learned along the way. Do you have an experience to share? Click the button below to submit your story for publishing on our website.
Not in My Neighborhood
My first experience with racism was at five years old in 1980. That’s when I began to learn that being Black was different from being White. Read more...
Change is on the Way
Born 1948, in Newport News, Virginia, I attended elementary school from the first through the seventh grade and high school from the eighth through twelfth grade -- a time when I didn’t understand what being black was all about. Read more...