Holding Up Your Corner Participant Book
Guided Conversations about Race
A unique, conversation-based experience that pastors facilitate for their communities.Holding Up Your Corner: Guided Conversations About Race is a unique, conversation-based experience that pastors facilitate for their communities.
The resource includes everything pastors need to organize, host, and lead the events:
- a one- or two-day Conversation, hosted by the church, including people from the congregation and the wider community
- people from various backgrounds gather for large-group presentations and small-group discussions
multiple video Conversation Starters from pastors and others across the
US who share their own experiences, fears, and realizations about race
- face to face conversations lead to radically new understanding
community determines the outcomes of their own Conversations, which may
include new relationships and ministries in the community
The Promise for Participants:
lives change when we sit with one another and converse. When we share
our own stories and listen to another. Real, honest, vulnerable
conversation leads to empathy. It fosters our understanding and
sharpens our convictions. It breaks down barriers and builds surprising
new relationships. Conversation leads to change.
diverse people from your community for a series of guided conversations
that will empower you individually and together to embody God's promises
of hope and justice for all.