Black History Month
A selection of resources, events and articles to help Baptists reflect on and mark Black History Month
Wonderful Youth - a new resource for Black History Month 2018
Even though there are a vast number of resources on the Christian market to enable young people to reflect on their Christian faith, few (if any) intentionally enable Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnics to see their image reflected in the resources. This new resource aims to address that imbalance. Drawing on culturally diverse images, exercises and activities, Wonderful Youth is unapologetically multicultural.
The material seeks to affirm, both theologically and culturally, all young people between the ages of 13-16.
Lest we Forget
Ten years on from The Apology
, here are five study reflections for small groups using differing cultural perspectives. These aim to equip Baptists to reflect on the 2007 Baptist Union Apology and explore ways to address the legacy of the transatlantic slave trade.
The study guide is available to download
free of charge from our Resources Library.
Sam Sharpe Lecture
The 7th annual Sam Sharpe Lecture will be delivered by the Revd Rose Hudson-Wilkin on 18 October, Priest in Charge at St Mary at Hill, City of London, is the chaplain to the speaker of the House of Commons.
She will challenge us: are we living out our faith in such a way that it will create lasting change?
Special screenings of - King: Montgomery to Memphis
Saturday 27 October: a special screening in Oxford of an extraordinary film made in 1970, to mark the 50th anniversary year of the assassination of the Revd Dr Martin Luther King Jr on 4 April 1968.
Martin Luther King
2018 has marked the 50th anniversary of the death of Martin Luther King, civil rights activist and Baptist minister. Several Baptists have reflecting on his legacy.
2018 has also marked the 70th anniversary of the Empire Windrush arriving in England.
BME Women Ministers’ Network
A network for black and minority ethnic (BME) women who are lay or accredited ministers or in the process of training to become lay or accredited ministers. The Network was launched by the Baptist Union of Great Britain in 2014 in recognition of the small number of BME women ministers emerging.
Click here for more.
Inspiring Leadership Programme
An annual two-month gap programme which seeks to encourage mainly Baptist young people of colour, between the ages of 18-23, to develop their leadership potential in Jamaica with the support of our Union’s long-standing partner, the Jamaica Baptist Union (JBU).
Click here for more.
Centre for Missionaries from the Majority World
Helping British indigenous Christians and churches and majority world pastors and missionaries work together for mission. The centre
is led by Baptist minister Israel Olofinjana.