Race


Resources on the Church’s Response to Racism

Where does our congregation stand on issues surrounding racism? What does the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America teach about racism? ELCA Social Statements, News Releases, and other Resources News Release: ELCA Reaffirms Commitment to Combat Racism and White Supremacy (5/29/2020) HERE Condemnation of White Supremacy and Racist Rhetoric (ELCA Social Policy Resolution, 2019) HERE Freed in Christ: Race, Ethnicity, and Culture (ELCA Social Statement, 1993) HERE ELCA Racial Justice Resources Page HERE Response by the […]


Trinity Council responds to the murder of George Floyd and racial protests

In response to the murder of George Floyd and the ensuing racial protests in Worcester and throughout the country, the Trinity Congregational Council unanimously passed the following resolution at its June 8, 2020 meeting. Resolved, we the Congregational Council of Trinity Lutheran Church affirm the Social Policy Resolution (CA 19.04.18) adopted by the 2019 Churchwide Assembly entitled “Condemnation of White Supremacy and Racist Rhetoric” and do hereby resolve and proclaim that:   White supremacy is […]