Workshops & Videos related to Racial Justice


2022 Bishop's Commemorative MLK Worship Service

Airing on Sunday, January 16, 2022, 4:00pm ET / 3:00pm CT




September 19, 2021

Movie Watch & Discussion on "13th"


The Hate U Give

May 13, 2021

Movie Watch & Discussion on "The Hate U Give"



Feb 21, 2021

Movie Watch & Discussion on "Selma"




From Racism to Racial Healing, with Dr. Catherine Meeks

A time of Listening and Learning

with Dr. Catherine Meeks

October 12, 2020


October 26, 2020


The same session was led twice by Dr. Catherine Meeks; thus, the two different recordings.



Death by Disparities: How Medical Bias Kills

Led by Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, Atlanta, GA



Strategies for Authentic Diversity


Healing Strategies




Being the Body of Christ - Toward Being an Authentically Diverse and Inclusive Community



“The Bible and Racial Justice”

A 5-part series

From Pastor H. Julian Gordy and Pastor Katherine Museus Dabay, both serving St. Andrew Lutheran Church, Franklin, TN (

This series provides 10-20 minute powerful reflections on racism, including descriptions and printed manuscripts for each video, as well as additional resources.

All 5 videos are embedded in this page, but you may also click on the link below to go St. Andrew's YouTube playlist.

[Click HERE for the YouTube Playlist for all 6 videos]

(or see embedded videos below...)

Video 1:  Why the Bible Doesn't Talk about "Racism" and what it has to say to us about it anyway




Video 2:  How the Bible has been used to Justify Racism




Video 3:  Racism vs. Bigotry:  What's the Difference?




Video 4:  Unconscious Bias - A (Lutheran) Christian View




Video 5:  Whose Lives Matter?  (The Bible and Racial Justice)




Reckoning with Racism and the Heritage of the South

Tuesday, July 21, 2020



On Tuesday, July 21, Bishop Strickland was joined by the Rev. Robert Lee for "Reckoning with Racism and the Heritage of the South: A conversation with Robert W. Lee on the call to preach, teach, and confront racism.”





Just Mercy:  Movie Viewing and Discussion

Sunday, July 19, 2020

On Sunday, July 19, we gathered to view the movie Just Mercy and discuss our reactions to the movie, as well as discuss past and current events regarding racial justice.  

Joining Bishop Kevin Strickland for the post-movie discussion was Dr. Elizabeth Bounds (Professor of Christian Ethics, Candler School of Theology) & Mr. Charles King ("Just Mercy" producer).









Becoming the Body of Christ: Where All Bodies are Valued

May 21, 2020

A conversation around the ELCA's resolution to condemn White Supremacy




Our host was Southeastern Synod Bishop, Bishop Kevin Strickland.

Our panelists included:  ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth EatonPastor Albert Starr (ELCA Director for Ethnic Specific, Multicultural Ministries and Racial Justice Team of the ELCA), Ms. Judith Roberts (Director for Racial Justice Ministries, ELCA), Pastor Ron Bonner (Pastor for Community Engagement at Redeemer LC, Atlanta, GA), Ms. Roxann Thompson (President of African Descent Lutheran Association for the Southeastern Synod, and Southeastern Synod Council member), Pastor Tiffany Chaney (Associate Director for African Descent Ministries in the ELCA, Systems Director - Business Development at Baptist Health), Pastor Matt Steinhauer (Southeastern Synod, Assistant to the Bishop and Director for Advocacy)