A Journey of Hope

The death of George Floyd, an African American suffocated by a White police officer, draws attention to present and past racism against African Americans in our nation and The United Methodist Church, including GNJ and its congregations.

Native Americans, were removed from their land, including in the GNJ Area and forced onto a reservation in the Pinelands. African Americans and Native Americans and all other People of Color in the GNJ Area, including within The United Methodist Church have experienced racism in the past and racism continues today.

Read the Journey of Hope Plan

  • A Journey of Hope Plan

    A Journey of Hope Plan

    GNJ is committed to a just, inclusive and equitable church working together to end the sin of racism. The Journey of Hope Plan was prepared for the 2020 Annual Conference with legislation for GNJ to dismantle systems and structures within the church that perpetuate racism.

    Updated 8.13.21

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