Oklahoma Conference of the United Methodist Church


Commission on Religion and Race

"The General Commission on Religion and Race (GCORR) 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.

The Commission was the vehicle through which the denomination invited white people and people of color to a common table to tackle institutional racism, engage in new conversations about what a truly desegregated and global church could look like, and chart a course for living out the Gospel of Jesus Christ in a more authentic and all-people-embracing way."

-from the General Commission on Religion and Race website.

The work of the Oklahoma Conference Commission on Religion and Race exists to do the work of GCORR on our annual conference level.

More from the General Commission on Religion and Race

More about the work of the Commission on Religion and Race: http://www.gcorr.org/


Video Resources:

Meaningful Conversations on Race: A Discussion Guide

Rosa Parks
Rosa Parks statue in the National Civil Rights Museum at Memphis

‘Get on the Bus’ for civil rights tour (September 2018)

Join Bishop Jimmy Nunn and other Oklahoma United Methodists who will travel by chartered bus to tour the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee, and Little Rock (Arkansas) Central High School.

“Get on the Bus” organizers said participants will have conversations about race relations, racism, white privilege, social bias, and intercultural competence as they travel.

For more information, and to register, click here!

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