Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

Count Your Blessings in Color (Paraclete) with Sybil MacBeth is a gratitude coloring book with inspirational quotes.  View a sample and more templates, including maps of the United States to use for prayer.

World Trust, producer of equity and diversity films like Cracking the Codes, offers How to Talk to Your Kids about Race, a two-hour home study with film clips, activities, and resources.  A new film, Healing Justice, is forthcoming.  Contact the RCC for more resources on race and privilege.

Today, Lucy Moore will introduce Messy Church in a free video chat from the Wisconsin and Ohio Conferences of the UCC.  The Faith Formation Forum is recorded and archived.

The current issue of Circuit Rider focuses on How Race, Gender, and Other Diversities Affect Your Ministry.  Articles include Theology and Vulnerability from Karoline Lewis and Facilitating Difficult Conversations, an excerpt from the forthcoming DVD study, Holding Up Your Corner: Talking About Race in Your Community (Abingdon) by F. Willis Johnson.

Standing Rock Solidarity Network has produced a Resource Packet for allies.  Creation Justice Ministries gathers Christian faith statements, calls to action, and film clips.

Water Justice is the theme of Trinity Institute 2017, which will feature Jeffrey Sachs.  Resources include an Advent video curriculum.  See our growing list of new and notable resources for Advent and Christmas.

Contact us with any resource questions:  info@rcc-mn.org.