Member Lafayette Christian Church
Pastor Antioch Christian Church
Pastor Tapestry Ministries, Berkeley
Health & Human Services/Outreach, 2008
Outreach Minister at CHAM Deliverance Ministry
San Jose, 2007
Marin Interfaith Street Chaplaincy, 2008
Forest Hill San Francisco & Palo Alto Christian Church
New Spirit, Berkeley, 2012
The Disciples 20/20 Vision and Reconciliation
The Christian Church of Northern California-Nevada recognizes that God calls us to embrace the diversity of the world around us! Likewise, we recognize that in the course of our church's history, we have fallen short of that call, and that the sin of racism and other forms of oppression keep us from being in full relationship with our God. For that reason, the CCNC-N has embraced the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)'s 2020 Vision to become an anti-racist, anti-oppressive, pro-reconciling church by the year 2020! Below is information on the ways we're striving to achieve this dream of God's realm on earth.
Information on Reconciliation Ministries in the larger body of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Award
Each year, the CCNC-N recognizes the great achievements for justice that have been contributed by Disciples in this region. The people who win the award (by nomination) exemplify the qualities of Dr. King.
In addition to the MLK Award, our region's reconciliation also gives out an annual MLK scholarship to a college student from the region who exhibits a commitment to living out Dr. King's legacy in their lives and in their communities.
Download: MLK Scholarship Request
Download: MLK Nomination Form
Previous Award Winners are:
IS YOUR CHURCH REACHING OUT TO A DIFFERENT CULTURE, OR WORKING TO EMPOWER A MARGINALIZED COMMUNITY?
APPLY FOR A RECONCILIATION GRANT TO HELP YOU DO GOD'S WORK ON THIS FRONT!
Reconciliation Grant Application 2016: The New deadline for regional Reconciliation grants in 2016 is March 22. Recipients will be announced at the Regional Gathering, April 8-9, 2016
Download 2016 Reconciliation Grant Application
The purpose of the Reconciliation Grant Program is to support congregations in doing the work of building up a reconciling, open and inclusive identity, challenging the sins of racism, exclusion and oppression.
Reconciliation grants from the CCNC-N range from approximately $500-$1,000. Congregations engaging in a reconciliation project that also meets criteria for being "missional" (defined in the application) will be eligible for additional funds.
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