Oklahoma Conference of the United Methodist Church

CORR retreat filled with workshops


On Sept. 10-11, the Commission on Religion and Race (CORR) invites you to join its 24-hour retreat at Canyon Camp.

Theme is "Celebrating Diversity in the Body of Christ," with six workshops, devotions, and fellowship supporting that purpose. Spanish translation will be provided. Scholarships are available for youth participants.

The event begins at 5 p.m. Friday and concludes at 5 p.m. Saturday. Here are workshop titles.

  • Relationships, Not Racism (tools and resources for empowering churches and communities
  • Engaging New Voices (encouraging youths, young adults, neighbors, and church members)
  • White Privilege
  • Advocacy Issue: Immigration
  • In Our Own Voices (Stories of lives that gave strength to racial justice work)
  • Shaping the Vision (Strategies to address the Book of Discipline mandates)

Facilitator will be Myungim Kim of the General Commission on Religion and Race, Washington, D.C. Among other leaders will be Elaine Robinson, academic dean of Saint Paul School of Theology at Oklahoma City University; and Perla Goody, pastor of San Mateo Hispanic Fellowship, Pauls Valley.

The CORRs for both the Oklahoma Conference and the Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference are cooperating on this membership and leadership training retreat.

For youth scholarship information and directions on how to register, email Glenn Harris, Conference CORR chairman, oklahomacorr@yahoo.com.


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