Racial Reconciliation, Justice,
and Equity

The Diocese of Western North Carolina has a long-standing commitment to dismantling and eradicating racism in our church, in our communities, and around the world. We are blessed by the ongoing and compelling work of our diocesan Commission to Dismantle Racism, which exists to name, confess, resist and confront the sin of racism through prayer, education, advocacy and action. Learn about the history of the Commission here.


While much progress has been made, there is still work to be done to achieve the biblical imperative of unity in Christ. We invite you and your church to join us in this important, Gospel imperative.



Facilitators from the Commission to Dismantle Racism lead one-day workshops for congregations and other diocesan organizations. Through interactive exercises, videos and small group discussion, participants explore how institutional and systemic racism impede our ability to create an inclusive community. This workshop helps to raise awareness that dismantling racism is a spiritual discipline, grounded in our Baptismal Covenant.


Upcoming Seminars

  • Upcoming seminars will be listed here when scheduled.


If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Bill Mance.