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How to Have a Helpful Conversation About Race in the Church

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In 2015, ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton encouraged all ELCA Lutherans and congregations to start having conversations about race. Women of the ELCA has been having helpful conversations about racial justice since 1997. Far too many conversations about race fail to be helpful. This resource offers congregations a way to begin talking about race and includes a glossary of definitions common among anti-racism practitioners and racial justice advocates.