BSA

The Black Staff Association of the United Methodist Church is a non-profit professional organization dedicated to serving the needs of black staff serving The United Methodist Church in staff positions with UMC boards, agencies, conferences, jurisdictions, and districts. BSA will work collaboratively with all segments of The United Methodist Church in order to strengthen relationships that help to equip staff to more effectively network, empower and engage missional in our communities as we seek to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of our global world.

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2017-2018 BSA Officers

President
Rori Blakeney
Discipleship Ministries – Young People Ministries
rblakeney@umcdiscipleship.org

Vice President
Royya James
United Methodist Communications
rjames@umcom.org

Secretary/Treasurer
Maurita Bowie
General Commission on Religion and Race
mbowie@gcorr.org

Nominating/Program Committee Chair
John W. Coleman Jr.
Eastern Pennsylvania Conference
jcoleman@epaumc.org

Communications Chair
Sharon Dean
General Council on Finance and Administration
sdean@gcfa.org

Chaplain
Harris K. Tay
West Ohio Conference
htay@WOCUMC.org

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Notes

GCFA Announces Several Job Openings

Created by Rori Blakeney Mar 23, 2017 at 2:48am. Last updated by Rori Blakeney Mar 23, 2017.

Your Voice Matters! Complete This Survey Immediately.

Created by Rori Blakeney Feb 15, 2017 at 2:44am. Last updated by Rori Blakeney Feb 15, 2017.

UMI President and CEO

Created by Rori Blakeney Feb 14, 2017 at 5:17am. Last updated by Rori Blakeney Feb 14, 2017.

Forum

New By-Laws and minutes from 2012 Annual Meeting

Attached are the revised By-Laws and the annual meeting minutes for members to review. …Continue

Tags: by-laws, minutes

Started by Michelle Whittaker Mar 11, 2013.

New By-Laws and minuteds from 2012 Annual Meeting

Attached are the revised By-Laws and the annual meeting minutes for members to review. …Continue

Tags: by-laws, minutes

Started by Michelle Whittaker Mar 11, 2013.

Blog Posts

Wesley United Methodist Church

Posted by George Pope on April 30, 2012 at 10:07pm

Bishop Joseph B. Bethea

Posted by John Enwright on January 11, 2012 at 10:30pm

Poetic Reflection for World Aids Day

Posted by Kelvin Sauls on November 30, 2011 at 10:48pm — 1 Comment

Non-Exempt Black Staff

Posted by Linda Furtado on September 29, 2011 at 5:08pm — 1 Comment

United Methodist News Service

Flood victims savor 'God moments'

Disaster response teams are making progress with flood relief in the northern central U.S., but some areas may still get more water if snow melts too fast.

UMCOR grants aid initial cyclone response

United Methodist Committee on Relief provides short-term grants, but reaching the affected areas remains difficult.

Questions about task force ricocheting around church

Group investigating possible voting improprieties during 2019 General Conference are all members of Commission on General Conference.

RECALL & RESPONSE: GCORR ADVOCACY BLOG

DREAM Act passed the House; On to the Senate!

From Bill Mefford of the General Board of Church & Society: Great news!!!! DREAM just passed the House 216-189!!! See the message below and the targets – please call early Thursday and see if your Bishops and others can call as well. WE MUST DO ALL WE CAN TO SEE THIS DREAM COME TRUE!!! Now […]

MARCHA in solidarity with Rev. Lorenza Andrade and the DREAM Act

12/02/2010 – Metodistas Asociados Representando la Causa de los Hispano-Americanos (MARCHA) oficialmente ha abogado por una reforma justa e integral de las leyes de inmigración, y específicamente ha respaldado la aprobación del “DREAM ACT.” MARCHA esta en solidaridad con nuestra hermana la Rvda. Lorenza Andrade, miembro activa de MARCHA, en su acto de desobediencia civil […]

Historical Trauma & Native Communities

The United Methodist Church has a role in helping Native communities over come historical traumas.  Shirley Montoya talks about the importance of understanding the impact of historical traumas on indigenous communities. See and hear more here: The Website of the Native American International Caucus: Historical Trauma

The White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships

 
 
 

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