Multicultural Ministry


Beyond Words Movement Strategic Intent

To dismantle structural injustice and systemic racism in America


Peter Watts, the new coordinator for the RCA’s African American Black Council, encourages participation from RCA churches in a national, ecumenical event on Thurs., March 25, called “Beyond Words,” to develop partnerships between white and black churches.

Watch a video invitation about the Beyond Words project by its founder and Peter’s colleague, Rev. Alvin C. Bibbs at the URL below.

LEARN MORE: https://myemail.constantcontact.com/RCA---Beyond-Words-Next-Steps.html?soid=1129095748277&aid=zZRVY1q60eY

REGISTER HERE: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ehnb98c09620f57f&oseq=&c=&ch=

While our churches will need time to consider the program and identify partners, this is a great time to learn how we can become active participants in racial justice. Personally, I signed up to learn more.

The council info is found here: https://www.rca.org/about/government/general-synod/racial-ethnic-councils/african-american-black-council/
Peter’s intro letter is here: https://www.rca.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Pete-Watts-introduction-letter.pdf

Multicultural Committee of Delaware-Raritan Classis


Multicultural Ministry Committee

  1. Raising awareness of the needs and concerns of other cultures.
  2. Identifying specific areas for potential multicultural ministries and opportunities.
  3. Welcoming, receiving, and integrating congregations and pastors that are ethnic and connecting them to denominational resources.
  4. Advocate and be a prophetic voice for unity, reconciliation, and justice in our communities and congregations.
  5. Be accessible to other Classis committees when those committees encounter multicultural concerns.
  6. Create and encourage the implementation of action plans to address multicultural trends for change within the Classis.
  7. Work toward the growth of multicultural ministries within the Classis.



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