The North Central Jurisdiction Commission on
Religion and Race (covering the states of N/S Dakota, Minnesota,
Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and Michigan) will hold the
annual learning event October 16-18,
2015 at the Lansing Center and Lansing Central UMC in downtown Lansing.
Registration includes full participation in the
Michigan-area UMC REACH Summit, focusing on equipping churches to reach
On Friday there will be a full complement of
a panel discussion, and
Friday evening, the REACH Summit begins with a
special worship service featuring Erin
Hawkins, General Secretary, General Commission
on Religion and Race.
Saturday, the REACH
Summit includes a full day
of workshops to equip churches to reach more people, including
different cultures and social-economic groups in our neighborhoods and
Saturday evening - the REACH Summit is over and
gather for our annual banquet and celebration.
the Learning Event with a short plenary session followed by
worship, both at nearby Lansing Central UMC. Rev. F. Willis
Johnson and Lansing Central UMC's Rev. Linda Farmer-Lewis will lead our
of the weekend learning event are now online,
please click anywhere below for details as they evolve.
for the weekend of October 16-18, 2015.
Registration is now open - the early registration rate
of $125 ends
September 1st; the regular registration will be $140.
For the panel discussion please read "The New Jim Crow" by Michelle
Alexander in preparation for Friday's discussion; more
information on the book is available here.
UMC CORR looks forward to your visit and participation this October.