Resources for Youth Ministry and Race Conversations

Below are a few Agency resources for youth ministry and race conversations. If you know of other helpful resources, link them below in the comments.

General Commission on Religion and Race:

  • Racial Justice Conversations Guide: Suggestions and scriptures for a youth leader to engage in conversations related to race, privilege, or inequality. Minor modifications needed for use with youth. http://www.gcorr.org/racial-justice-conversation-guide/
  • Name That Feeling: A group activity that encourages participants to recognize times in their own lives where they have felt different. This activity works toward a goal of increasing sensitivity to those who feel excluded. No modifications needed for use with youth. http://www.gcorr.org/name-that-feeling/
  • Face Test: Do I Have the Full Picture?: A group activity that addresses diversity including heritage, language, and class. No modifications needed for use with youth. http://www.gcorr.org/face-test/
     

Discipleship Ministries:

Board of Church and Society:

Ministry Matters (United Methodist Publishing House):