On Sunday February 10th we began a conversation about how to move toward becoming a Beloved Community and fight the sin of racism in our lives and in the world. This conversation is happening throughout the state as the Episcopal Church in Connecticut launches its Season of Racial Healing, Justice and Reconciliation. We watched a video of Dr. Catherine Meeks who has launched the Absalom Jones Episcopal Center for Racial Healing in Atlanta. Then we discussed three questions: 1). What is Jesus saying and calling you to do or to be, with regard to racial reconciliation, healing, and justice? 2). How might our churches and institutions respond to this call collectively? 3). What would help you or your church take the next steps around racial reconciliation, healing, and justice?
After talking in pairs and at our tables, we came together as a group to answer question 3. The help we need is: