Racial Justice

Westminster has a long history in engaging social justice issues with work towards reconciliation. With our faith rooted in the local context of Wooster, Ohio, and a vision for a more just world, we are challenged to become more mindful through prayer, worship, conversation, and engagement as we continue the long and arduous task of dismantling racism and white supremacy.

Working with our local partners, especially the Wooster/Orrville NAACP, we have identified the following opportunities to build the “Beloved Community” here in Wooster as we move beyond the removal of legal racism to eradicating it from our lives and community, and thus our nation and world.

 

Uphold the welcome, family atmosphere, and diversity of Wayne County, Ohio and the Wayne County Fair!

This issue deals with the Wayne County Fair Board's continued approval and support of the sale and/or display of the Confederate flag at this great summer event. Read more here.

 

If you would like to get involved in some way, or want to hear more about our racial justice work, contact us!

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  • Oct 21 Intergenerational Sunday School
    During the academic year, Westminster offers a monthly Intergenerational Sunday School on the 3rd Sunday of each month (August through May) before worship from 9:30-10:30am.
  • Oct 21 Worship
    We are an intentionally inclusive community where all are valued in the life of the church, regardless of ethnicity, creed, age, cultural background, gender, or sexual orientation. All are welcome!
  • Oct 23 Housing Justice Meeting
    All are welcome to attend as we investigate current procedures, successful models, and community resources for transitional housing for our homeless neighbors in Wayne County.