Since May 25, all of our member denominations have issued statements condemning the murder of George Floyd. Together our faiths recognize the sin of systemic racism and our need of national repentance and conversion.
Here are links to the statements from the local or national levels. Below are links to the statements from the National Council of Churches and the New Hampshire Jewish community.
- American Baptist: Acts of Racial Injustice – A Letter from American Baptist Churches Interim General Secretary
- Greek Orthodox: Statement of Metropolitan Methodios of Boston on the Death of George Floyd
- Episcopal: Bishop Rob Hirschfeld’s Pentecost sermon, “Say Their Names”
- Lutheran: ELCA reaffirms commitment to combat racism and white supremacy
- Presbyterian: Matthew 25 and George Floyd
- Religious Society of Friends: A Time for Repentance and Transformation
- United Church of Christ: May 25 Pastoral Letter
- United Methodist: A message from Bishop Devadhar: George Floyd
- Unitarian Universalist: Stop Calling the Police and Start Eradicating Anti-Blackness
Our Friend Faith Organizations
- Seacoast Online: Clergy letter, Reject racism in all its forms
- National Council of Churches USA: Floyd Murder by Police Officer Is an Outrage
- US Conference of Catholic Bishops: Open Wide our Hearts: The Enduring Call to Love
- Letter from the The Jewish Federation of NH and the NH Jewish Clergy Council
For further action
- Watch this Racial Justice Theological Roundtable, featuring many NH UCC leaders.
- RSVP for a Wednesday, June 10 screening and discussion of the movie We Cried Power with the NH Poor People’s Campaign. See the trailer here.
- Participate in a peaceful Black Lives Matter event, by searching the Internet for “Black Lives Matter [your town].”