Black History Month: African-Americans contributing to the ChurchChurch Vitality Inclusivity Social Justice
African-Americans are a vital part of the tapestry of The United Methodist Church. They have played important roles in the development of the denomination in the United States since 1758.
A service of appreciation at the 2004 General Conference celebrated African-American contributions, witness and presence within the denomination and recognized “those who stayed” in spite of racism.
Today Black Methodists for Church Renewal represents more than 2,400 black United Methodist congregations and approximately 500,000 African-American members in the United States.
Click here for a large selection of materials available for celebrating and honoring Black History Month.
- Seeing removal of statues as ‘doing no harm’
- We've Come This Far By Faith
- NFL team name change victory for Native people
- 'Service of Lament' challenges church on racism
- FLUMC churches move ahead with re-opening plans
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