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1013 8th Avenue
Seattle, WA, 98104
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The mission of Seattle Presbytery is to participate, in word and deed, in God’s transforming work through the Gospel of Jesus Christ: †by strengthening the witness and mission of our congregations and members and by building strong partnerships with each other and the larger Christian community.

9/23: Crossroads Anti-Racism Training


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9/23: Crossroads Anti-Racism Training

  • Mercer Island PC 3605 84th Avenue Southeast Mercer Island, WA, 98040 United States (map)


Mercer Island Presbyterian Church, 3605 84th Ave SE, Mercer Island, WA 98040

Registration is closed & event has reached max capacity.

Racism dehumanizes us all —
Dismantling racism heals us all.
Recognizing that racism goes beyond personal prejudice, Crossroads offers a distinctive power analysis of how racism functions in institutions, and offers tools to create antiracist transformation.

Led by nationally recognized leaders with experience training church leaders, this event is open to all our churches. We do request, in order to provide a more effective experience, that a minimum of 5 members from each faith community attend together.
Members of the Presbytery Council, Committee on Ministry and Committee on Preparation for Ministry are strongly encouraged to attend.

Learn more about Crossroads Anti-Racism Organization.

Our workshop will be the one-day anti-racism training with the focus on our particular institution - the church.

Introduction to Systemic Racism (1 day)
The purpose of this introductory workshop is to explore racism as a systemic, institutional problem of power that goes beyond personal prejudice. Participants will experience first-hand Crossroads effective methodology for facilitating productive conversations about race. They will also be be introduced to a strategic methodology that can assist people effectively organize to dismantle racism in their institutions.

Note: If registering for a group (more than one attendee), please list names and email address for each attendee in the "Additional Information" area of the online registration.

Cost: $10 per attendee.  Includes lunch and materials.  Registration is closed; event is at max capacity.