Churches and conferences across the denomination continue to speak out against racial violence and prejudice, especially after the events in Charlottesville on August 12.


A Rally to End Racism

April 4, 2018, is the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. The National Council of Churches is planning a rally on the National Mall in Washington, DC, on that day.
For more information, please check the website rally2endracism.org.

Where: At sites across Washington, DC, including the Lincoln Memorial and the National Mall

When: April 3-5, 2018


From our Bishop:

Bishop Lewis will hold a Convocation on Race and Reconciliation on Saturday, April 14, 2018

Bishop Lewis has called a convocation on Race and Reconciliation on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Annandale United Methodist Church. It will begin with registration and a continental breakfast at 8:30 a.m. and end with Communion at 3:45 p.m. Lunch will be served.

The convocation will empower participants to become life-long learning disciples who will be able to conduct the difficult conversations we all need to have related to issues of racial division, justice, and God’s call to ministries of reconciliation and peace.   Learn More


From Alexandria District Superintendent, Jeff Mickle


From Around the Conference and the Denomination

Resources and Links: Exploring Racial Justice