Racial Justice Sunday 2021 – Resources

Racial Justice Champions

This resource recognises the contributions of 50 people (25 women and men) who have championed the cause of racial justice in British and Irish churches.

It is expected to be available by the end of January 2021.

Catholic Church in England and Wales

Resources follow the theme of ‘A Time to Act‘ and include a reflection, prayer and a message from Bishop Paul McAleenan, Lead Bishop for Racial Justice.

See the Catholic Church in England and Wales website for details.

Resources from previous years

2020

URC: ‘Whiteness as a construct of privilege and oppression’.
Catholic Church: ‘You are at the heart of the Church’.
Baptist Union of Great Britain: Resources related to Black History Month.

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2019

URC: ‘YES, to full Life for All’.
Catholic Church: ‘Dignity for all workers’.
Baptist Union of Great Britain: Resources related to Black History Month.

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2018

URC: ‘staying power’.
Catholic Church: ‘Belonging: all are welcome’.

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2017

Justice for All

An introduction to the issue of racism produced by Scott Boldt in partnership with EMBRACE, Belfast, Northern Ireland

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2015

Hospitality and Sanctuary For All

Resources to prompt conversation and reflection on the theme of hospitality and sanctuary. Written by Inderjit Bhogal.

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2014

A Celtic Journey: a Celtic Welcome

Drawing on a modern, diverse and sophisticated liturgical culture profoundly aware of the pilgrimage journeying of Wales’ Celtic roots.

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2013

Dreams of the ‘Beloved Community’

Marking the 50th anniversary of Dr Martin Luther King Jr’s monumental ‘I have a dream’ speech.

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2012

Being an Inclusive Church

Many of us consider that our churches are inclusive but when we listen to those who feel on the outside we learn that we still have a long way to go.

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2011

Created by God, treated like slaves: Tackling human trafficking

Based around ‘Love your neighbour as yourself, do this and you will live’ (Luke 10:27-28).

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2010

Migration: Building Bridges or Barriers

The theme centred on the Migration 2010 initiative of the Conference of European Churches and the Churches’ Commission for Migrants in Europe.

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2009

The changing face of Britain and Ireland

Looking at the different aspects of racial justice across Britain and Ireland.

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2008

A Banquet for All Peoples

Every community reflects more of the diversity of humankind. At many points in the Bible this reality is celebrated in the promise of a banquet to which all the peoples of the world are invited.

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