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Lamenting, Listening and Leading - Gallery view
Christyn Koschmann
58:38
Thank you all for being here and for sharing your truths <3
Jennifer Clark
59:47
Yes, thank you to all of you for taking time to do this.
Melissa Gurchiek
01:04:52
The word I’ve heard all week is “listen.” We should listen to all stories first.
Jun Caole
01:10:25
Thank you all for hosting and facilitating this webinar. I am once again reminded and challenged by Dietrich Bonhoeffer's words: "Silence in the face of evil is evil itself: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act."
Debra King
01:11:10
Proverbs 31:8-9
Auriel Akers
01:12:10
Super thankful for this webinar!
Odell Horne
01:12:14
Dietrich Bonhoeffer may have something to say to this time
Odell Horne
01:14:00
Odell Horne
Jennifer Clark
01:15:48
you are right Ed, we are unaware and we need to do the work to become aware
Debra King
01:16:22
It is called unconscious bias. It can run deep because it is taught … and not always overtly
Julia Allen
01:16:47
Intentional Courageous Conversations is how we get on the front side. Prepare spaces to hold discussions
deb felio
01:18:19
the danger of becoming aware has always been we can no longer say “ I didn’t know” when there is a choice not to change
Vicki Busby
01:19:27
Holding Up Your Corner - Talking about Race in Your Community is an exceptional book authored by F. Willis Johnson
Jennifer Clark
01:19:53
debra, julia, deb- yes
Julia Allen
01:20:42
Amen! Use our platforms and relationships to make a change!
Sharon Edwards
01:21:19
I recommend Dialogues on Race
Gail Stewart
01:21:35
How do we facilitate and encourage our awesome, brave young people out there protesting to vote this fall?
F. Willis Johnson- Living Tree Church
01:22:25
Teach, Dr. Butler!!!
deb felio
01:23:28
YES!!! Dr Butler! YES!!!
F. Willis Johnson- Living Tree Church
01:23:53
My sister Rev. Dr. is doper than YOURS, LOL! Tori Butler remember her NAME.
Debra King
01:24:13
YES Dr. Tori!!! YES!!!
Brenda Torrie
01:24:31
Women keening
Julia Allen
01:24:58
Teach Dr. Butler!
F. Willis Johnson- Living Tree Church
01:25:00
Hear the hollering…
Melanie Oliver
01:25:13
Thank you, Dr. Butler, for giving us permission to not only feel, but to express! Preach, Sister!
deb felio
01:25:22
WHAT!! Using the BIBLE to support this topic! Amazing!
Erin White
01:25:38
My God Dr. Butler!!!
GIVENS
01:25:43
Preach and teach!!
Vicki Busby
01:25:48
UMC Discipleship Ministries, as part of their See All The People effort has recently released a much enhanced ‘How to Have a Courageous Conversation’ booklet. FREE
Christyn Koschmann
01:25:49
Buying your book right now, FWJohnson!
Gail Ford Smith
01:25:53
preach, Dr. Butler!
Melanie Oliver
01:26:08
Pass the plate! Are we having a covered dish potluck after this, because I'm feelin' all Methodist!
F. Willis Johnson- Living Tree Church
01:26:08
Butler is killing’!!!!!!!!!!!! #BlackQueenMagic
Julia Allen
01:26:10
That is the role of the church....create a SAFE space for people to be heard without judgement
Debra King
01:26:32
We have so often held that tough upper lip with a mask. YES!! Permission to lament! Praise God in Advance.
Vicki Busby
01:26:42
Yet Praise!!!
Sarah Cato
01:27:16
Yougo.girl
Erin White
01:27:17
Come on preacher!!!!
Sarah Cato
01:27:22
111
Debra King
01:27:28
Yes!!! Dr. Tori!!! Yes!!!
Ashley Morgan Kirk
01:27:34
PREACH. Amen, Dr. Butler!
Ginny Newton
01:27:44
Let’s gooooo, Dr. Tori! Thank you for that word!
Anjelita
01:29:08
A sound released from the depths of our belly. The Black Woman's lament!
Anjelita
01:29:33
Dr. TB!
Tori Butler- Good Hope Union UMC
01:29:52
2 Samuel 21:8-14
Kimberly Scott
01:30:36
You telling my story Pastor Williamston
Erin White
01:30:38
Microagressions
Debra King
01:33:28
Yes!!! You were covered. We tend to take the high road.
Jacqui King
01:33:53
Take the high road. Dr. Williamston tell the truth!
MARY BRINKMAN
01:36:51
Maybe the congressman can call on a phone so we can hear him?
Carol Weller
01:37:21
there are people in The Woodlands who are so covertly and sometimes overtly racist that as a white woman, I have fear speaking out about social injustice. I cannot even fathom how people of color feel.
MARY BRINKMAN
01:39:01
Carol, I hear what you are saying. This past week I have seen white friends chastised by their other white friends for trying to speak out about how they feel about this. Safe space is critical…
deb felio
01:39:33
and sometimes you have to speak before it is a safe place
F. Willis Johnson- Living Tree Church
01:39:58
Thank you Pastor Adam…humbled!
Andy Call
01:39:58
Powerful read.
brenai
01:40:02
YES
Brent Parker
01:40:03
We are here. And we are listening.
Mark Sorensen
01:40:17
Come on. Preach.
Lindsay Corrales
01:40:39
YES!
Olu Brown- Impact Church
01:40:40
Link to Willis Johnson’s book: https://www.abingdonpress.com/product/9781501837593/
Christyn Koschmann
01:40:44
Haha - I totally anticipate people to get mad and leaving my congregation over this… #worthit
Abby
01:40:57
thanks Olu!!
Vicki Busby
01:41:26
#EndWhiteSilence
deb felio
01:41:54
and where will we be and what will be DOING a month from now?
Karen Wiehoff
01:42:55
Amen.
Vicki Busby
01:43:12
AMEN!!!
Jennifer Clark
01:43:19
deb, hopefully we will be hearing a lament and doing something
Abby
01:43:27
LOVE! LISTEN!!! and LOVE some more!
Lori Anne ten Haaf
01:43:30
Love!
Jacqui King
01:44:02
The breath prayers are important: https://www.umcdiscipleship.org/resources/breath-prayer-personal-and-community-prayers
deb felio
01:44:31
yes, Jennifer, Lori, and Abby!
Jacqui King
01:45:05
https://www.umcdiscipleship.org/resources/courageous-conversations-about-race
Jennifer Clark
01:45:13
i am so grateful to be one of the congregations represented here. it tells me its important to us. thank you so much to all of you
Debra King
01:45:17
Wish this could have been a two hour call!
Lori Anne ten Haaf
01:45:36
Yes, Debra!
Jennifer Clark
01:45:40
yes debra
Elizabeth Chappell
01:45:46
Amen!
Ginny Newton
01:45:51
Willis, your reactions are giving me life.
deb felio
01:46:03
Stop hitting the snooze button!!
Ashley Morgan Kirk
01:46:10
LOVE THAT!
Dionne Christopher
01:46:14
Yes!!
Debra King
01:46:18
Stop pushing the snooze button!!!
Kimberly Scott
01:46:18
WAKE UP
Lori Anne ten Haaf
01:46:18
Yes, Ginny!!!
Lori Wilson
01:46:21
STOP HITTING THE SNOOZE BUTTON!!
Lori Wilson
01:46:23
Love it!
Ginny Newton
01:46:25
Yes. LET’S GO!
Elizabeth Chappell
01:46:26
#getupwakeup
Molly Collier
01:46:28
Love that. Stop hitting snooze
Jacqui King
01:46:29
Breathe is not optional! Wake up. Stay Up. Wake others up. Praise God. Repeat!
Julia Allen
01:46:34
ASE
Julia Allen
01:46:36
ASE
Karen Wiehoff
01:46:41
Preach. Dr. Dee!
Julia Allen
01:46:43
ASE O!!!
Christyn Koschmann
01:46:44
“I like naps but I stay woke!” - seen on a little kids’ protest sign : )
Dori Barber
01:46:51
Wake up! Thank you!
Jill Dillman
01:46:53
Make space for the sound. Make space for the lament. Get up, set up, stand up and wake up!!!!! Amen
Lori Anne ten Haaf
01:46:55
Amen!
Kimberly Scott
01:46:55
NEVER shut
Melanie Oliver
01:46:56
Amen, Pastor Williamston! Preach!
Debra King
01:46:56
Yes Dee!!!!!
Mark Sorensen
01:46:59
Yes! Preach! #WakeUpGetUp
F. Willis Johnson- Living Tree Church
01:47:02
#Wakeup
Abby
01:47:37
thank you Tori for setting the path to awareness and wholeness
Sharon Edwards
01:47:42
Waking up in Carlisle and LWR!
deb felio
01:48:18
I’ll be ‘visiting’ some new churches this weekend!
Vicki Busby
01:48:19
#StayWoke
Jennifer Clark
01:48:32
lectionary- how do we see that?
deb felio
01:49:14
speak as poet, lo!
Jacqui King
01:49:15
https://www.umcdiscipleship.org/worship-planning/open-our-eyes/trinity-sunday-year-a-lectionary-planning-notes
Jennifer Clark
01:49:27
thankyou jacqui
Kimberlyn Sinkfield
01:49:59
https://lectionary.library.vanderbilt.edu/
Jacqui King
01:50:01
Lectionary: https://lectionary.library.vanderbilt.edu/texts.php?id=142#hebrew_reading
Julia Allen
01:50:11
God bless each of you! Thank you for your leadership! Thank you for this space. Thank you for sharing wisdom.
peggy renfroe
01:50:12
I agree!
Consuela Deel
01:50:12
Awesome analogy Lo Alaman.
Erin White
01:50:19
Lo is talking now…
Mark Sorensen
01:50:47
So good, Lo.
deb felio
01:51:14
Such an hour of POWER !
Debra King
01:51:15
When Thomas Jefferson wrote the constitution, he held over 170 slaves. He too was torn about slavery.
Abby
01:51:26
PREACH!
Jennifer Clark
01:51:33
can we do this again?
Dori Barber
01:51:37
Yes, Lo. Such hard truth, but such a need to hear you!
Jacqui King
01:51:51
https://www.umcdiscipleship.org/articles/it-is-enough
Edith Gleaves
01:52:05
Thanks you all. This has been awesome! Appreciate your courage, insight and faith.
Luann Riley
01:52:27
Thank you, Lo. powerful call for us
Jacqui King
01:53:19
https://www.umcdiscipleship.org/articles/navigating-2-viruses-regathering-in-the-midst-of-racism-pandemic
Debra King
01:53:20
Thank you all very much for being willing to have this discussion. Thank you for doing it so quickly. Thank you for being role model for the conversation.
Karen Wiehoff
01:54:22
Lo, she is beautiful!
Jacqui King
01:54:28
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deb felio
01:54:28
and a little child shall lead them,. Beautiful,Lo
Sarah Fotopulos
01:55:03
And she MUST grow up unafraid of being who she is.
Jacqui King
01:55:12
Holy Boldness!
deb felio
01:55:16
AMEN, Sarah!
Jim Robb
01:55:21
These are very helpful words, Congressman.
Karen Wiehoff
01:55:24
Bless you, Congressman!
Andy Call
01:55:28
That was worth waiting for!
Odell Horne
01:55:31
Amen
Erin White
01:55:37
You did very well Congressman Cleaver!
Dionne Christopher
01:55:53
Amen!!!
Debbie
01:56:02
THANK YOU! Praying this dialogue is the beginning of healing change IN HIS NAME! AMEN
Odell Horne
01:56:09
Thank you Olu and Ed for having this session
Consuela Deel
01:56:10
Thank you for this forum.
Abby
01:56:18
Healing and a help for all!
Mark Sorensen
01:56:28
Thank you to ALL panelists for sharing your wisdom and hearts in this.
Jennifer Clark
01:56:28
yes just the beginning and we should do this again
Jacqui King
01:56:30
https://www.umcdiscipleship.org/articles/resources-for-responding-to-covid-19-outbreak
deb felio
01:56:34
God’s work knows no time limit
Vicki Busby
01:56:37
Thank you all for such vital information. #WakeupStandupNevershutup
Karen Wiehoff
01:56:41
Thank you all for your wisdom, your words, and your scars.
Erin White
01:56:41
This is wonderful. Your churches are blessed to have all of you.
Gail Stewart
01:56:42
Blessings on the panel for their witness!
Abby
01:56:44
POWERFUL and bridges community.
Brenda Torrie
01:56:44
Amazing panel. Thank you for speaking from your hearts
MARY BRINKMAN
01:56:49
Thank you for sharing this out with all of us.
Dianne G
01:56:51
Perhaps this forum could be repeated for more discussion and learning.
Christyn Koschmann
01:56:52
thank you all!
Sharon Edwards
01:56:53
We need to keep this conversation going as we move forward.
Karen Cook
01:56:55
Thank you all so much!
Fola Adeleye-Z
01:56:56
Thank you Pastor Ed for organizing this
Ginny Newton
01:56:56
Will be praying for you all!
Ginny Newton
01:57:02
Thank you so much!
Lance Richards
01:57:09
Thank you all for your word today!
Lori Anne ten Haaf
01:57:13
Thank you so much!!!
Debra King
01:57:25
thank you
Gail Ford Smith
01:57:30
thank you
Shola
01:57:41
this has been great! I pray this is not just an event, but a conversation should continue.
Carol Weller
01:57:56
Thank you. I pray that this conversation continues loudly!
Fola Adeleye-Z
01:57:59
God bless you all Panelists
MARY BRINKMAN
01:58:31
I look forward to sharing the recording of this conversation…very powerful