Familiar stories will be featured at the Classic Center starting Thursday at Annual Conference when United Methodist clergy and lay delegates from the North Georgia Conference gather in Athens for three days of worship and decision-making. Hattie Thomas Whitehead, consultant to Oconee Street UMC and local author, will have a table featuring her memoir “Giving Voice to Linnentown” … Read the rest
Love Your Damn Neighbor
News and resources of Oconee Street UMC’s Love Your Damn Neighbor project, small groups working to combat white supremacy in themselves and the world.
A few recommendations for Black History Month
The LYDN initiative has curated a list of resources and continues to add books, podcasts, lectures and other media that explore racism and white supremacy in America’s history and culture.
Some of the featured resources include:
- Seeing White – Just what is going on with white people? (series)
Ibram X. Kendi, the anti-racist activist and author of “Stamped From the
LYDN groups launching another small group season
Returning and new Love Your Damn Neighbor (LYDN groups) will hold a virtual gathering on Feb. 28 as they begin another season of the inner work to dismantle white supremacy.
The meeting will be on Sunday, Feb 28, 7-8 p.m. and is for all LYDNers, whether they joined us last fall or this spring now. The group will talk about accountable … Read the rest