Below are our resources prepared for you. From links to workshop designs, we’re here to help you start the discussion on race and racialized populations in your congregation and/or community.
General Resource Lists
Compiled by the Canadian Council of Churches in June 2020.
A document of Canadian and Christian resources (and others) compiled by the Canadian Council of Churches.
Compiled by Sarah Sophie Flicker, Alyssa Klein in May 2020.
A document intended to serve as a resource to white people and parents to deepen our anti-racism work.
Compiled by Leadnow
An e-mail sent to a member of our committee by Leadnow compiling a list of books, articles, and ways to support and donate
Compiled by the Canadian Council of Churches
Ecumenical resource for the International Day for the Elimination of Racism (March 21)
Compiled by Sing! The Centre for Congregational Song
A helpful musical resource for congregations thinking about deepening the consideration of anti-racism as it intersects with worship and music.
Podcasts & Videos
Guest: Lenny Duncan
Lenny Duncan traces his story from Philadelphia to the Grateful Dead tour, to Boulder CO with bare honesty.
Videos from the Canadian Council of Churches livestream event “Recognition, Justice, and Development: Peoples of African Descent and Canadian Churches” in honour of the International Decade for people of African Descent.
YouTube Video – THE BEAT with Allan Parr
The book of Micah broken down and summarized in a quick recap!
YouTube Playlist – Emmanuel Acho
A collection of genuinely uncomfortable conversations about racism in our day-to-day lives facilitated by Emmanuel Acho.
Audio series that explores the shadow of American Slavery.
Evolving Faith Podcast Episode with Austin Channing Brown
A discussion on the sermon Austin Channing Brown preached at Evolving Faith 2018 and how the sermon instigated changes in the lives of the hosts.
The things about Canada we weren’t taught in history class!
Books & Articles
July 2, 2019 – Fortress Press
June 26, 2018 – Beacon Press
Willie James Jennings. (2020, May 19). Retrieved from The Christian Century.
Martin Luther King Jr. (1963, April 16).
Brett Forester (2021, January 12). Retrieved from APTN.
Adele Halliday (2020, June 3). Retrieved from Broadview (magazine – online).