Congregants and leaders at a Wesleyan church in Minneapolis are actively seeking ways to build relationships and gain education on race relations.
Racial Reconciliation Stories
Along with her husband, Laura Smith Haviland established the first station on the Underground Railroad in Adrian, Michigan.
LaOtto Wesleyan Church broke the law to obey a higher law — God’s law.
The Wesleyan Church’s official gavel is made from a dogwood tree, upon which Micajah McPherson was hanged because of his anti-slavery principles.
In a culture increasingly unfriendly to opposition, may we all have courage in our convictions to stand for what is right and with those being wronged.
Founded in 1843 by an abolitionist, LifeSpring worked with a local Quaker family, who served as a station on the Underground Railroad.
As Wesleyans, we embrace our heritage by taking compassionate action.
It is the job of the Church to draw attention to this evil and to point people to the hope and reconciliation that is found in Jesus Christ.
“We don’t want a Chinese pastor!”
Mentors in the Brooklyn, New York, area are dedicated to using biblical principles and sound teaching to invest in the physical, spiritual and emotional well-being of the congregation’s young men.
The stories of those finding Christian community at Mosaic are as varied as its members.
While church leaders and congregants began engaging in conversation and serving the community as a result of an August 12 clash between white supremacists and counter-protestors in Charlottesville, a more important course of action took place.
Pastors’ friendship leads to expanded conversation about racial tensions in the U.S.
A Call to end Slavery – The Wesleyan Methodist Church 1843 – 1865