About Ethnic Ministries

According to the 2010 census, North Alabama Conference is in a racially diverse community with 71% whites, 21% African American/Blacks (AA/B) and 8% all other population groups.

Ethnic Ministries of North Alabama Conference is here to help resource local churches in their ministry of effectively reaching a diverse population. Revitalizing African-American, Hispanic, Korean, Asian, Native American and other ethnic minority churches is an important focus for Ethnic Ministries. Works with New Church Development in the ministry of starting new diverse congregations.

Ethnic Ministries is guided by an Executive Director, an operational team and an Ethnic Ministries Team. These leaders are responsible to shepherd a new strategy in response to the opportunity provided by a multicultural society. 

 

Ethnic Ministries Strategy:

Leaning upon the historic role of the African American/Black church in bringing diversity to the Conference and in response to the need to reach this and other diverse population groups, the new strategy will seek to:

  1. Develop lay & clergy leadership
  2. Build partnership with and between churches committed to being vital congregations
  3. Advocate for new and work to revitalize African American, Multiracial, and other ethnic churches.
  4. Respond to the need to improve ministry spaces as needed.

 

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