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Multiracial church

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Multiracial church

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Multiracial church

  1. 1. The Multiracial Church
  2. 2. I think it is one of the tragedies of our nation, one of the shameful tragedies, that eleven o’clock on Sunday morning is one of the most segregated hours, if not the most segregated hours, in Christian America. -Martin Luther King Jr. in 1960
  3. 3. Lilly Study Multiracial Church= No one racial group makes up more than 80 percent of the attendees of at least one of the major worship services.
  4. 4. 7 Principles for Multiracial Churches
  5. 5. 7 Principles for Multiracial Churches 1. Inclusive Worship
  6. 6. Inclusive Worship • Music • Preaching • Liturgy/Order of Service • Environment/Visuals
  7. 7. 7 Principles for Multiracial Churches 1. Inclusive Worship 2. Diverse Leadership
  8. 8. 7 Principles for Multiracial Churches 1. Inclusive Worship 2. Diverse Leadership • Clergy • Staff • Lay Leaders
  9. 9. 7 Principles for Multiracial Churches 1. Inclusive Worship 2. Diverse Leadership 3. An Overarching Goal
  10. 10. 7 Principles for Multiracial Churches 1. Inclusive Worship 2. Diverse Leadership 3. An Overarching Goal
  11. 11. 7 Principles for Multiracial Churches 1. Inclusive Worship 2. Diverse Leadership 3. An Overarching Goal 4. Intentionality
  12. 12. 7 Principles for Multiracial Churches 1. Inclusive Worship 2. Diverse Leadership 3. An Overarching Goal 4. Intentionality 5. Personal Skills
  13. 13. Useful Personal Skills • Sensitivity to Different Needs • Patience • Empowering Other Individuals • Relating to Those of Different Races
  14. 14. 7 Principles for Multiracial Churches 1. Inclusive Worship 2. Diverse Leadership 3. An Overarching Goal 4. Intentionality 5. Personal Skills 6. Location
  15. 15. 7 Principles for Multiracial Churches 1. Inclusive Worship 2. Diverse Leadership 3. An Overarching Goal 4. Intentionality 5. Personal Skills 6. Location 7. Adaptability

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