Native American Heritage Month
In this Native American Heritage Month, please see these resources
provided by Rev. Irvin Porter who is Associate for Native American Intercultural Congregational Support for the Presbyterian Church USA. We will add more as they are available.
Pastor John recommends four books he read for continuing education:
- How to Fight Racism: Courageous Christianity and the Journey Toward Racial Justice, by Jemar Tisby
- So You Want to Talk about Race, by Ijeoma Oluo
- The Color of Compromise: The Truth about the American Church’s Complicity in Racism, by Jemar Tisby
- The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America, by Richard Rothstein
“William Barber on Faith and Politics” – The New Yorker Radio, WNYC Studios
“Climate Justice Can’t Happen Without Racial Justice” – TED Talk by David Lammy
Peace Lutheran Church Sermons on Racial Justice
“Transforming Tacoma – Tacoma Civil Rights Project: Remembering Our Past, Reshaping Our Destiny”
“We Need to Talk about Injustice” – TED Talk by human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson
“The Cross and the Lynching Tree: A Requiem for Ahmaud Arbery,” by Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III, a powerful sermon about America’s Original Sin of racism — how we might repent of it and be healed from it.
Opportunities to Engage in Anti-Racist Work – This is a time for deep reflection and action for justice. Check out these resources provided by Julia Kagochi from Peace to help you discern how God is calling you to respond personally.