RACISM: Liberty and Justice for All – A Sunday committed to ending racism

from the National Council of Churches

Racism_in_AmericaJoin with our brothers and sisters in the historic African American Methodist community in dedicating your worship this Sunday to “Confession, Repentance, and Commitment to End Racism”.

Racism will not end with the passage of legislation alone; it will also require a change of heart and thinking. This is an effort which the faith community must lead, and be the conscience of the nation. We will call upon every church, temple, mosque and faith communion to make their worship service on this Sunday a time to confess and repent for the sin and evil of racism, this includes ignoring, tolerating and accepting racism and to make a commitment to end racism by the example of our lives and actions. Every faith leader is asked to preach about racism and our responsibility as people of faith to end racism.

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