It is a priority for Mennonite Church USA to listen to and support BIPOC (Black people, Indigenous people, and People of Color). This page includes organizations, affinity groups and resources for support, connection and self-care for BIPOC.
Hope for the Future gatherings provide spaces of retreat, opportunities for networking and more for people of color across Mennonite Church USA.
Racial/Ethnic Council is a leadership body that connects the distinct Racial Ethnic bodies across Mennonite Church USA – providing a space for building relationships, leadership development and carrying together the overlapping work of each of the distinct Racial Ethnic groups.
STAR: Strategies for Trauma Awareness & Resilience offer an educational gateway toward working and living in more trauma-informed ways from Eastern Mennonite University’s Center for Justice and Peacebuilding.
Roots of Justice seeks the liberation of all persons from oppression, by providing strategies and tools for educating, organizing and renewing persons, institutions and systems.
ReconciliAsian is a peace center in Los Angeles that equips leaders in Korean and Asian American churches and communities to serve in ways that promote unity, justice and peace towards reconciliation.
MC USA Resources
- News and blogs addressing racial justice
- Mennonite Church USA statement on racial injustice
- Prayers of lament: Responding to the violence of racism
- Mennonite Church USA statement on anti-Asian racism and COVID-19
- MC USA statement on commemorating 1619 and slavery’s ongoing impact and legacy