For Christ himself has brought peace to us. He united Jews and Gentiles into one people when, in his own body on the cross, he broke down the wall of hostility that separated us. – Ephesians 2:14 NLT
As disciples we are deeply grateful God built our fellowship to be multiracial and multicultural in 711 churches in 150 countries around the world. This can only happen through Jesus who died to forgive and unite us in him. We are also grateful that we have a fellowship that is engaging in the crucial conversations on how we can do better to address racism, discrimination and prejudice that we strive to shed from our sinful natures as we grow to become more like Christ together. Thankfully the church leadership formed the ICOC US Social Cultural Unity and Diversity Team (SCUAD) to address these issues in our US churches.
We are grateful for the numerous churches and church leaderships who have spent times of lament weeping with those who weep and are now looking for ways to turn repentance into action.
We have been asked by multiple churches in every region of the US to help them establish their own SCUAD. We hear you and want to help.
Please see the resources below and share.
“How to Build a SCUAD in Your Church” – Training for US Church Leaders
All US church leaders are invited to register and attend our first ever training:
- When: Jun 23, 2020 at 8pm EST, 7pm CDT, 6pm MDT, 5pm PDT
- How: An email is being sent to all ICOC US Church Leaders. Please contact your local church leaders if you would like to attend. Email email@example.com if you are a church leader and do not receive the email by the end of today (June 20).
- Before the Tuesday meeting, please review the video and documents above