Damascus Road Antiracism Training Returns to Philadelphia

dr.jpgThe 9th annual Damascus Road Antiracism Analysis Training for the greater Philadelphia region returns to the Campolo School for Social Change, at 10th and Spring Garden Streets, Friday-Sunday, February 22-24.

The training is designed to equip participants with a biblical basis and an analytic framework for dismantling systemic racism in the church.

The School for Leadership Formation is a co-sponsor of the event, which is recommended for all conference, congregational, Conference Related Ministry & Partners In Ministry leaders; it is open to everyone interested in this work. Dismantling systemic racism is an integral part of Franconia Conference’s vision to be missional, intercultural, and transformational in every aspect of ministry.

The training schedule and online registration are available here.

Co-sponsors include the Blooming Glen Mennonite’s Damascus Road Antiracism Team, Nueva Vida Norristown New Life’s Stand Together Ministry Team, and Philadelphia Urban Ministry Partnership (PUMP).

The Damascus Road Process (www.mcc.org/damascusroad) of Mennonite Central Committee US provides antiracism educating, organizing, and consulting through congregational and institutional antiracism teams throughout the United States. Additional training and spiritual retreats are available for new and current teams.