ACC’s Spring Assembly will be online and live via Zoom on Saturday morning, April 17 from 9:00 am to noon.
The delegate session will be from 9 am to 11:00 am and will include conference updates, stories, and action items, including hearing from and voting on a new member congregation, Grace and Peace Mennonite Church. Read more about Grace and Peace MC in the Anabaptist World article, Virtual Fellowship is Real Fellowship.
Our virtual gathering will continue at 11:00 am as we participate in a guided conversation led by ACC’s Anti-racism Task Group. The conversation on understanding white identity/experience will model a participatory process that can be replicated in congregations. You will be invited (though not required) to join in the process, as a way to understand it better.
We believe this discussion is important for our predominantly white conference and congregations as we journey towards better valuing all cultures and becoming more aware of the ways our systems can exclude others. Participants are encouraged to read the first chapter of Daniel Hill’s book, White Awake: An honest look at what it means to be white. Conversation will involve reflection on the content of this chapter which can be found HERE.
To contribute to ACC’s general fund, visit ibit.ly/DhUb
Delegate documents and items for delegate action:
Grace and Peace Mennonite Church Application Statement
Proposed 2021-2022 Budget
March YTD Financial Statement – Financial Position
March YTD Financial Statement – Operations
Minutes – Fall Assembly 2020
White Awake, Ch. 1: The day I discovered my world was white
Do you have a question about who is a delegate? visit atlanticcoastconference.net/composition.
See past reports to delegates at the Past Assemblies section of ACC’s webpage