“As Christians, we must root out fear, and commit to … practices that help us to ground our actions … in love.” — former Moderator Jordan Cantwell

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The United Church is committed to becoming an anti-racist church through a continuous struggle against racism. Find out more about this commitment, including how your community of faith can get involved in worship, study, and reflection.

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United Church Condemns Attack on Muslim Family in London, ON
The United Church expresses shock and horror over the terrorist attack on three generations of a Muslim family in London, Ontario, and invites people… continue reading
Breathe on Us, Breath of God
One of three prayers for personal reflection or community worship in response to the Derek Chauvin trial for the murder of George Floyd. This one is… continue reading
God of our Weary Years, God of our Silent Tears 
One of three prayers for personal reflection or community worship in response to the Derek Chauvin trial for the murder of George Floyd.
A Prayer in the Aftermath of the Chauvin Trial 
One of three prayers for personal reflection or community worship in response to the Derek Chauvin trial for the murder of George Floyd.
On Racism and White Allies
Rev. Sun-Young "Sunny" Kim writes on the need for progressive White people to show humility when it comes to confronting racism.
Dismantling White Privilege in the Church
Executive Minister Shannon McCarthy writes about the ways she is learning to confront White supremacy in the structures of the church and paving the… continue reading
Twelve Steps toward Ending White Supremacy
The author recommends a 12-step treatment process for White people to end the violence of White supremacy.
A Strategic Approach to Tackling Racism
Moses Kanhai explores ways to develop a strategic plan to end racism.
Decolonizing Theology: Three-Part Series
The Rev. Dr. Wil Gafney starts off this Atlantic School of Theology series with “Black as a Qedari Goat: White Supremacy in Biblical Interpretation… continue reading
Get Over It? Or Confront It?
Sara Stratton writes that the path to true reconciliation and understanding requires an honest confrontation of the past.