CPC Reads 2020

The CPC Justice & Witness and Local Church Ministry Teams invite you to join us for a conference-wide read of the book “I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness” by Austin Channing Brown. Brown writes about her journey to self-worth and the pitfalls that kill our …

Frameworks & Foundations

The UCC Sacred Conversation on Race provides one framework for exploring the call to be anti-racist in our life as church together. NOTE that a new curriculum “Sacred Conversations to End Racism” is now available. The UCC SCOR guide defines Anti-Racism as: “A conscious intentional effort to eradicate racism in all its …

Transforming Our Church

It is widely accepted that racism is, by definition, institutional. “Institutions have greater power to reward and penalize. They reward by providing career opportunities for some people and foreclosing them for others. They reward as well by the way social goods are distributed – by deciding who receives training and skills, …

Dear White Christians

The Local Church Ministries Team (LCM) of the Central Pacific Conference recently decided to start a “CPC Reads” initiative. The team chose the book, “Dear White Christians: For Those Still Longing for Racial Reconciliation” by Jennifer Harvey.