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Table Talk Webinar Series

Join us for a monthly half-hour conversation with various speakers and share your thoughts about anti-racism efforts in our Conference. Hosted by The Beloved Community

Upcoming Webinar 

  • December 7: Celebrating Anti-Racism Ministries in the Florida Conference - 12 p.m.

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View Past Webinars Here

February 2, 2022 | The Basics of Anti-Racism I

Dr. Edgardo Colon Emeric (Duke Divinity School), Deaconess M. Garlinda Burton (General Commission on Religion and Race), Rev. Simeon Law (New York Annual Conference), and Rev. Lee Hall-Perkins (Florida Conference) discuss the Basics of Anti-Racism.


March 2, 2022 | The Basics of Anti-Racism II

 Jessica Wai-Fong Wong, PhD (Azusa Pacific University), Rev. David Williamson (Grace UMC-St. Augustine), and L. Paul Lawson, PhD (Dundee UMC) discuss the Basics of Anti-Racism.

 


April 6, 2022 | The History of Race in Florida I

In this special one-on-one webinar, Rev. Geraldine McClellan shares her personal experiences dealing with racism growing up as a black woman in Florida and the racism she endured within the Church as the first black woman ordained in the Florida Conference.



May 4, 2022 | The History of Race in Florida II

Dr. Anne Burkholder (Candler School of Theology) is the Associate Dean of Methodist Studies and Professor in the Practice of Ecclesiology and Church Leadership. In this webinar, she chronicles the history of racism as it pertains to Methodism in Florida.

 

June 1, 2022 | How to Talk to People about Race I

Dr. Amey Victoria Adkins-Jones (Boston College) and Dr. Gerald Liu (Global Board of Higher Education and Ministry) discuss how we can have conversations with people about the topic of race.

 


July 6, 2022 | How to Talk to People about Race II

Rev. Robert G. Johnson (St. Mark UMC, Wichita, KS) gives viewers practical tips on how to have difficult conversations on race -- even with those you disagree with!



August 3, 2022 | What is MLK’s “Beloved Community?” I

Dr. Miguel A. De La Torre (Iliff School of Theology) discusses the Beloved Community and the believer's ethical responsibility in a time of hopelessness.

 

September 7, 2022 | What is MLK’s “Beloved Community?” II

Rev. Erwin Lopez and Alice Williams continue the discussion on MLK's Beloved Community.


October 5, 2022 | How to Implement Anti-Racism Ministries I

Rev. Dr. Giovanni Arroyo, General Secretary of the General Commission on Religion and Race, shares ways that your church can implement anti-racism ministries.
 

November 2, 2022 | How to Implement Anti-Racism Ministries II

Rev. Robert G. Johnson (St. Mark UMC, Wichita, KS) shares practical ways that churches can implement anti-racism ministries and create awareness.