Diversity at Parkview
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To foster diversity through honoring the Image of God in every person and establishing loving relationships, which serve as the cornerstone to living out the Gospel of grace intended for people of all races, nations, tribes, cultures and languages.
To be a community of Jesus followers that reflects the redemptive and unifying power of the Gospel with our diversity being essential to impacting our world and fully representing the Kingdom of God on Earth.
Pursuing racial healing and solidarity
A six-week multi-racial experiential journey
What if instead of the topic of race creating intensely heated or shamefully hushed conversations, there was an environment where those conversations could be doused in grace and become catalysts for the kind of listening, learning, growing that bridges racial divides and cultivates the “oneness” Jesus desires for his Church?
Each week includes scriptural teaching, small group conversations, activities, and assignments that engage multiple learning styles. The journey fosters belonging, hope, and deep community engagement, inspiring participants to be active peacemakers within their church and community.
There will be some pre-work that you will receive about one week before the start of the cohort to be completed before your first meeting.
If you are participating as a couple in the cohort, each of you must register individually with a unique email address (in other words, the same email address cannot be used for both participants).
New to the Conversation
Not sure where to begin? Here are a few highly recommended resources to help you start to explore diversity and reconciliation.
By Brenda Salter McNeil
Roadmap to Reconciliation 2.0
By Latasha Morrison
Be The Bridge
By Daniel Hill
By Dr. David A. Anderson
By Bryan Stevenson
With Bryan Stevenson and Timothy Keller
Grace, Justice and Mercy
The holiday we celebrate on June 19 commemorating the emancipation of all enslaved people in the United States. Juneteenth was first celebrated in Texas, where on that date in 1865, in the aftermath of the Civil War, slaves were declared free under the terms of the 1862 Emancipation Proclamation.
Focus On the Family
A response to Black Lives Matters and the impact on the family by Dr. David Anderson, on Focus on the Family
Ready to dive in deeper? Here are some highly recommended resources to continue your journey.
By Jemar Tisby
The Color of Compromise
By David Swanson
Rediscipling the White Church
By Robert P. Jones
White Too Long
By Isabel Wilkerson
Documentary on Netflix
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