The Fellowship Center for Racial Reconciliation has been established to lead our church and community in the conversation and practice of racial reconciliation. The aim is to create a Gospel Centered environment that leads to active engagement in difficult conversations over a period of time that results in individual and systemic reconciliation.
We will create a space where we can engage through conversation, experiences, and learning.
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This workshop is designed to introduce participants to the deceptive and destructive effects of racism in our lives and in the body of Christ; and is an opportunity to learn and experience the work of racial reconciliation.
*Register for 1.0 and 2.0 workshops at the same time to receive a $10 discount! You have the option to register for both workshops during 1.0 registration below.
Having become convinced that race remains a salient factor in shaping our society, in this workshop we will take the next steps in becoming active participants in dismantling racialized systems of disparity in order to become reconciled.
*In order to participate in Workshop 2.0: Challenges & Solutions to Reconciliation, it is a requirement to have completed Workshop 1.0: Church, Race, and Reconciliation.
At Fellowship we want to be a church that stands at the forefront and leads in the conversation on race, reconciliation and justice. One way that we do this is by taking a multiethnic, intergenerational group through the south on a Civil Rights Tour, where we aim to deepen our understanding of our history so that we can more effectively preach the gospel and make disciples. This tour has proven to be a transformative experience!
The Southern Civil Rights Tour follows the path of some of the Freedom Rides done in the 1960’s through the South. We’ll be visiting New Orleans and Wallace, LA, Jackson, MS, Little Rock, AK, Memphis, TN, and Birmingham and Montgomery, AL. Each city we visit will consist of (1) interviewing a past or present civil rights leader, (2) visiting historic sites/museums and (3) team time (debriefing and reflecting the day’s events and prayer together).
The cost of the trip is $1,200.00, which includes airfare & ground transportation, hotel accommodations, and museum fees.
Please note that in order to attend the Civil Rights Tour you must have participated in both workshops. Space is limited.
John has diligently and faithfully worked toward racial reconciliation for almost 30 years. He is passionate about training groups who seek to increase their awareness around biblical multicultural and racial reconciliation, and brings years of experience and expertise in facilitating and training to this work.
John uses facilitating dialogue and interactive exercises as a core element in all of his workshops. These workshops are designed to introduce participants to the deceptive and destructive effects of racism in our lives and the body of Christ, and present opportunities to learn and experience the work of racial reconciliation within a biblical framework
John is a graduate of UC Berkeley and USC Law School. John has been practicing law for over 20 years, has mediated and facilitated sessions for individual and small groups in the area of alternative dispute and conflict resolution, and is an adjunct professor at Life Pacific College.