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Racial Unity: people to follow

So much of our world view is shaped by the information and stories that we see in online spaces, so today’s post has some suggestions for people to follow who are engaging with the topics of racial unity and faith on a regular basis. We’re linking you to where to find & follow them online; […]

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What Are You Willing To Sacrifice?

At our panel on race and Fellowship North (see video here) we took up questions but didn’t have time to get to them all. We hope to cover each of them soon: Harold will address some of them in his sermon Sunday, and Sarabeth Jones wanted to write about one in particular that came in.    What are […]

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Racial Unity: movies to watch

We all know that no matter who you are, understanding someone else’s story can bring unity. It’s a big part of why Sunday night’s panel was so helpful; we got to hear each others’ stories and experiences. Another way to do that is through movies, so today’s link is a list of movies from Brenda […]

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Racial Unity: the church’s role

Today’s link focuses on a question that we have just begun to talk about at FN: What is the church’s role in our community or society at large in regards to racial unity? What part should we play? Grace Biskie takes the church to task by asking the question this way: What would MLK say […]

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Racial Unity: Systems & Preconceptions

For today’s link, we are sharing a story that demonstrates the ways race (and gender and socioeconomic class) can trigger responses that work for or against you. As you read this story, it might be helpful for you to imagine how a similar situation would play out for you, versus someone coming from a different […]

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Racial Unity: starting the conversation

Last night we had a great conversation about race and Fellowship North. We know not everyone that wanted to could make it, so we will post video from the evening later this week. To help further our understanding, we’ll be posting links this week to various resources, and we thought we’d start out with a great […]

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Black History Month: Benjamin Banneker

On February 1, when Sarabeth announced that we would be celebrating Black History Month on the Fellowship North blog, I became very excited.  I love to study history.  In her post, she included Dena Nash and Barbara Scorza’s experiences of celebrating Black History in the church.  My experience was similar to theirs.  There would be […]

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Black History Month: a place to start

Are you ready, black or white, to learn a little history? I’ve got some places you could start! For me, learning the history surrounding our very own area is interesting. The Central High School National Historic Site has a wonderful interactive museum in the visitor center, filled with displays to read, old radio broadcasts to […]

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