ELCA Racial Justice Resources

As church we are called to confess the sin of racism, condemn the ideology of white supremacy, and strive for racial justice and peace. We invite you to join Bishop Craig A. Satterlee in signing the ELCA Anti-Racism Pledge and committing to act and respond to injustices. Sign Now.

The ELCA website has links to the ELCA’s social statements, reports, and resources. Some highlights are listed below:

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Recommended Watching

North/West Lower Michigan Synod Racial Justice Series

In May 2020, Rev. Rosanne Anderson, Assistant to the Bishop, led a three part series titled: “A Racial Justice Primer – Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow”. Recordings of these seminars are available: Watch Now.

Southeastern Synod ELCA Webinar

On May 21, 2020, the Southeastern Synod hosted a webinar titled: “Becoming the Body of Christ where all bodies are valued: A Conversation around the ELCA’s resolution to Condemn White Supremacy”. Watch Now.

“The Cross and the Lynching Tree: A Requiem for Ahmaud Abery”

Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III delivers a sermonic movie, preaching a requiem for Ahmaud Arbery. Watch Now.

Recommended Reading

Anti-Racism Resource Collections

Workshops & Learning Opportunities

Allies for Change is a network of anti-oppression educators who share a passion for social justice and a commitment to creating and sustaining life-giving ally relationships and communities. Learn More.

Justice Leaders Collaborative provides social justice educational workshops and series for individuals, organizations and schools. Learn More.