Upcoming Events and Meetings

Social Justice Ministry monthly meetings take place the third Sunday of each month in Trezevant Hall following the 10:30am service (unless otherwise advertised). All are invited to participate in regular meetings and events. Here are some of the upcoming events scheduled:

  • November 6: Thanksgiving: Knowing our History, Naming our Gratitudes
  • December 18: Advent Meditation with Labyrinth: Journey towards Beloved Community
  • January 15, 1 – 4 p.m.: Afternoon Tour with Memphis Tours. In commemoration of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend,
    all are invited to learn about and visit Memphis lynching sites with Memphis Heritage Tours. Dr. Elaine Turner will shepherd us
    through the time together. All are welcome to join us!
  • February 19: Discussion with local community leaders on how recent decisions of the Supreme Court’s decisions to overturn Roe v. Wade impact Black and Brown women disproportionately
  • March 19: Book Discussion on Stephanie Spellers’ The Church Cracked Open
  • April 20-23: Pilgrimage to Montgomery and Selma, Alabama: Exploring Our History of Racial Justice and Equity
  • May 21: Year End Luncheon of Reflection and Gratitudes

For information about ongoing public square actions, rallies, protests, and writing campaigns, connect with the Social Justice Ministry on Realm.

For events and meetings regarding education equity, economic equity, and immigration and intercultural equity, visit the GSL MICAH page at /micah.

Past events:

  • October 16, 2022: Voter Election Discussion – Local and National. What have we learned? Where do we go from here? Join us with MICAH to discuss, reflect, and act together!
  • September 18, 2022: Education and Equity: A Past, Present and Future Look at Memphis Shelby County Schools. Panel Discussion with Mr. Cardell Orrin of Stand for Children and Dr. Russ Wigginton of the National Civil Rights Museum, Ms. Tomeka Hart as Moderator