United Methodists on Race

06.12.20 | Racial Justice

    United Methodist Denominational Documents

    Bishop Easterling on race

    Bishop LaTrelle Easterling, episcopal leader of the Baltimore-Washington Conference. She is known for her powerful witness to discipleship, racial justice, and social action.

    • June 9, 2020: Bishop featured in Prayer of Protest.

    • June 8, 2020: Bishops United Against Racism, Bishops Easterling, and Farr in a UMCOM podcast.
    • June 4, 2020: Bishop Calls for Dismantling the Architecture of Institutional Racism.
    • July 30, 2019: BWC Leaders Affirm Baltimore
    • March 15, 2019: Pastoral Letter After Christchurch Tragedy 

    • August 12, 2018: Opening sermon, "Created by God," at the United to Love Rally in Washington, DC
    • January 11, 2018: Episcopal statement on reported remarks of President.
    • August 12, 2017: Episcopal statement on Charlottesville.
    • May 23, 2017:  Episcopal statement on the stabbing of an African American student at the University of Maryland.
    • April 5, 2017:  Participated in the Rally to End Racism.
    • January 19, 2017:  Bishop Easterling speaks at American University for Martin Luther King.
    • September 20, 2016: Episcopal statement on the shooting of Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte, North Carolina, provoking violent protests.