ACTION Project

A Commitment To Inclusion in Our Neighborhoods
The word Action in all caps crowns a circle, inside which are two hands cupping what appear to be a collection of pebbles, some clolred with a rainbow pattern. Beneath the circle the phrase "A Commitment to Inclusion in Our Neighborhoods"

Join with other people of faith * Learn, experience, grow

Become an advocate for justice * Connect into existing networks

 

YEAR A

HISTORY:
How did we get here?
Experiential learning facilitated by BIPOC educators

YEAR B

LIFE AND FAITH:
The Current Climate
Includes trainings in the areas of community organizing and local government

YEAR C

SOLIDARITY:
As Defined in the Margins
Includes consultation for your congregation's reparations ministry

WHAT'S INCLUDED

 

Each year of the ACTION Project includes

 

  • MONTHLY COMMUNITY ACTION plenary gatherings with other participants and a trained ACTION educator

  • MONTHLY COHORT MEETINGS for the group from your congregation, led by your Pastor, with additional support for BIPOC participants

  • MONTHLY BIBLE STUDY AND SUPPORT for Pastors of participating congregations as they lead and to offer ideas about connecting faith and justice in the pulpit

  • WEEKLY ACTION INVITATIONS for you to listen, explore, and connect this work to life in your community

 

THE COST

Congregations pay $3500 annually to host a cohort
+ each participant pays $300 annually

FEES ENSURE COMPENSATION FOR TRAINED EDUCATORS AND COVER THE EXPENSE OF PROVIDING UNIQUE EXPERIENCES EACH YEAR

REGISTER BELOW

Join at the beginning of any year.

Commit to the three-year journey or one year at a time.

Want to know more? Contact ACTIONProject@MNChurches.org 

Presented by REV. JIA STARR BROWN, ACTION CREATOR in collaboration with the Minnesota Council of Churches