Foundational beliefs

Core Values

 
 

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All people are equal and created in the image of God. Therefore, we must be committed to facing the truth about our collective history and the current reality of white supremacy and injustice and how it has misshaped systems, institutions, and ourselves.

L O V e

The power of God’s love knows no bounds. Therefore, we must be committed to our own transformation in order to be able to love others fully, which compels us to seek justice and reconciliation.

R e s p o n s i b i l i t y

It is the responsibility of white people to end racism.
Therefore, we must be committed to educating ourselves and holding each other accountable to dismantle unjust systems we have created and perpetuated.

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People of faith are called to live into God’s vision of peace and justice for creation. Therefore, we must be committed to deepening our connection to God, humanity, and the rest of creation.

R e s t o r a t i o n

God is the author of diversity and human flourishing. Therefore, we must be committed to a posture of lament and hope, which leads to the restoration of identities, relationships, communities, and land where all are able to flourish.